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SUGAR BEET & SUSTAINABILITY
11 Oct
COMMISSION HOSTS JOINT MEETING TO PREPARE FOR THE END OF SUGAR QUOTAS

 

The Commission has today hosted a Joint Meeting of the Civil Dialogue Group and the Sugar Expert Group, bringing together stakeholders and Member State officials to discuss the opportunities and challenges from the abolition of the EU sugar quota regime at the end of September 2017.
 

13 Jul
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT HEARING SUGAR QUOTAS

 

The future of the sugar market after the abolition of sugar quotas in 2017:

 

AGRI organised a hearing on "The future of the EU sugar market after the abolition of sugar quotas in 2017". Seven experts were invited to address Members: H. Bleckwenn, North German Umbrella Association of Sugar Beet Growers, J.-I. Senovilla, Union of Small Farmers, P. Myllymäki, MTK Sugarbeet Committee, L. Girol, European Sugar Refineries Association, P. Giry, Saint Louis Sucre, G. Tamburini, Unionzucchero and K. Nykiel, National Union of Sugar beet planters.

 
In October 2013, the  European Beet Growers  (CIBE), sugar producers  (CEFS)  and trade unions  of the  food and  agriculture  sector  (EFFAT)  have  formalised  a  landmark  agreement  to  jointly  highlight and report on  representative  Good Practices of  sustainable production of beet sugar in the EU.
           

Sustainability Partnership

 

 

 

CIBE takes part in the AgroCycle project, a Sino-EU collaborative research venture, funded by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 programme to create a protocol for the implementation of the 'circular economy' across the agri-food sector.

 

AgroCycle

 

 

 

 

 

 

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INNOVATIONS IN MECHANICAL WEEDING AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL WEEDING

  

The French Beet Technical Institute ITB (Insitut Technique de la Betterave) explains in a video the importance of mechanical weeding.

 

Click here to see the video

 

 

BEET EUROPE / BETTERAVENIR 2016: MOYVILLERS, OISE REGION (FRANCE)

The small town of Moyvillers, in the Oise, was, for two days, on the 26th and 27th of October 2016, the capital of the sugar beet industry thanks to Betteravenir 2016, the European sugar beet field exhibition organized by the French Sugar beet Institute (ITB) and the Royal Belgium Institute for Sugar beet (IRBAB).

 

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10 Sep
2,000 SWISS SUGAR BEET GROWERS DEMONSTRATED TO SAVE THE SUGAR INDUSTRY

 

«Rettet den Schweizer Zucker» – dies forderten gegen 2000 Rübenpflanzer auf einem Feld bei Kirchberg (BE). Sie glauben, dass durch ungünstige Marktverhältnisse der Zuckeranbau in der Schweiz gefährdet ist.

 

28 Aug
BEET INCOME IS PLUMMETING, FRENCH BEET GROWERS SUPPORT FARMERS’ DEMONSTRATIONS ON 3RD SEPTEMBER IN PARIS AND 7TH SEPTEMBER IN BRUSSELS (FR)

 

Réuni en Conseil d'Administration le Jeudi 27 Août, les Planteurs de betteraves ont constaté une rémunération des betteraves sucrières pour la récolte 2014 en forte diminution liée à la chute du prix du sucre dans l'Union européenne, provoquée par les mesures exceptionnelles d'importation prises par la Commission de Bruxelles.

 

ECONOMIC AND POLICY ADVISOR

 

Under the supervision and coordination of the Director, the Economic and Policy Advisor will:

 

- Conduct analysis of some agricultural product markets and related EU trade policies;

 

- Monitor the development of EU trade policies;

 

- Monitor the development of EU trade policy developements of these products;

 

- Develop and supports advocay positions and strategies in relation with the Director and Members of the Associaton;

 

- Represent the interest of the association towards the EU institutions (EU Council, European Parliament, European Commission);

 

- Liaise with members, preparing and developing working papers for meetings.

 

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Throughtout the year, CIBE organise meetings, such as General Assembly or Congress which allow to share information between its Members and discuss several topics.

 

CIBE's Staff also attends several external events.

 

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