AGRICULTURE


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ECONOMY

The Agricultural Development and Food Ministry said on Wednesday it had posted online the strategic plan it submitted to the European Commission on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2023-2027 on December 30.

Farm workers harvest precious saffron from crocuses in Kozani, northwestern Greece. [AMNA]
OPINION

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), launched in 1962, is one of the oldest and most important EU policies.


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NEWS

The destruction of thousands of unregistered beehives in the northern Evia fires this summer has prompted the Agriculture Ministry to create a more comprehensive register that will allow it to better monitor honey production volume, but also quality.

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NEWS

Forestry officials have ordered a three-year ban on cattle grazing around two alpine lakes in the northwest of the country for environmental reasons, the Environment and Energy Ministry said on Thursday.


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WHAT'S ON

Edouard Louis’ autobiographical novel “History of Violence” has been adapted for the stage by Berlin’s Schaubuhne, with powerful imagery and dialogue that underscore themes of class hatred, homophobia and xenophobia.



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ECONOMY

Targeting niche markets, the first digital portal focused on Greek wine tourism will be launched in the coming days and will initially present 90 wineries across the country that are ready to receive visitors. 


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ECONOMY

Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms (www.bioarmonia.gr) secured an exceptional distinction for a Greek olive producer, with Best in Class and 12 major awards, at the Anatolian International Olive Oil Competition 2021 that took place in Turkey earlier this month.

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NEWS

The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the welfare of tomato producers on Crete, as demand for the product has plunged.