Hundreds of Cordoba farmers and ranchers are currently in front of the headquarters of the Department of agriculture to make visible their discontent with the situation that the primary sector is going through.

The protest is part of the calendar of mobilizations agreed between the agricultural associations Asaja, UPA, COAG and Agri-food Cooperativeswhich they have chartered Two buses from the province. The organization has reported that one of the buses has left the capital and another from Baena to pick up the protesters from this part of the province.

The same sources have indicated that to these displacements we must add those of the farmers and ranchers who have moved by AVE to join the protests.

Summit in Brussels

The event is currently gathering hundreds of protesters in front of the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture on a day when the head of the department, Luis Planas, is in Brussels to demand that the European Commission “accelerate” the necessary legislative modifications. to guarantee an “urgent and forceful” response to farmers’ claims.

This was indicated upon his arrival at the meeting of European ministers of the sector that is being held this Monday in the Belgian capital and to which Planas will propose a “great European pact”, in addition to the simplification of some agricultural processes, in the midst of a new tractor unit

The 27 will address this Monday the Brussels proposal to relax environmental requirements (BCAM) that farmers must comply with to access financing from the Common Agricultural Policy (PAC) and will debate the nearly 500 measures proposed from the capitals in this regard.

Protest in Lucena

Specifically, Spain arrives with a battery of 18 actions to respond to the demands of producers, in aspects such as simplification of the CAP, food chain, agricultural insurance, digital notebook or reciprocity in international trade agreements.

The protests of Córdoba farmers will have their replica tomorrow in Lucena, where the 44,000 professionals of the primary sector of Córdoba are gathered and where the A-45 will be cut as a sign of protest.