Solidarity villages, Attac, Confédération Paysanne, Les Amis de la Conf, Terre de Liens, CIVAM (Serpolet), Jura Nature Environnement, Christians in the rural world, MRJC Jura … They all met this Thursday, February 11 to challenge Julien Denormandie, the Minister of Agriculture and Food.
“The Common Agricultural Policy, with 9,000 million euros dedicated to French agriculture, structures our agricultural and food system,” the activists explain. But currently it is promoting industrialization for the benefit of the greatest, with many harmful effects on society ”.
Bring the territories to life
They quote: “Decrease in the number of peasants, increase in pesticides, destruction of biodiversity, animal distress, loss of product quality, harmful export policy towards peasants in the South … The Minister must take into account counts the legitimate expectations of farmers and citizens rather than those of agribusiness giants. We want public money to support fair and sustainable agriculture. We do not want agriculture that impoverishes farmers, pollutes, empties the countryside, concentrates in exports, endanger public health, turn a blind eye to the conditions of livestock, or to the ills that it brings to other parts of the planet. We want agriculture that generates value for farmers, respects the environment, gives life to the territories, be based on food sovereignty, produce healthy food available to all, restore a peasant upbringing and attract others to the top. to agriculture of the world. “
They went to the stay of Danielle Brulebois and then to the Prefecture.