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Agriculture and rural development

EU Agri-Food Days

Brussels, 5 - 8 December 2023


The inaugural EU Agri-Food Days took place in Brussels on 5 - 8 December 2023. Discussions were held on the outlook of European

agriculture, market trends, food security, sustainability, and digital innovation. This international event brought together farmers, policy-makers, business leaders, analysts, and experts from around the world to foster dialogue and inspire transformative ideas.

Highlights EU Agri-Food Days 2023

EU Agri-Food Days
© European Union, 2023

5 December: EU-Canada Dialogue on Sustainable Agriculture

  • EU and Canada flags and a carrot growing in soil

    The EU-Canada Stakeholder Conference brings the current series of joint workshops on sustainable agriculture to a close. Stakeholders and policy makers will review progress to date and discuss future priorities for the next phase of the ongoing EU-Canada Dialogue on Sustainable Agriculture. A broad and diverse participation of agriculture stakeholders from both Canada and the EU is expected.

    By invitation only, no web streaming available

6 December: Opening

EU Agri-Food Days

Time: 14:00-14:30 (CET)

  • Pioneering the agricultural future for Europe
    Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
  • Sowing the future: debating the future of agriculture
    Janusz Wojciechowski, European Commissioner for Agriculture

6 - 7 December: Agricultural Outlook Conference

  • three seedlings growing in soil
    'Sowing the future of EU Agriculture’

    The EU Agricultural Outlook Conference is the annual event that convenes stakeholders to discuss trends, policies, and market developments. It aims to provide a unique platform for a dialogue between policymakers and the agricultural sector.

    Registration closed

    Agenda (PDF) Conference material

    Social media: #AgriOutlook

8 December: Agri-Digital Conference

  • a hand holding a smartphone analysing a plant
    ‘A digital transformation for farmers and rural communities for sustainable future’

    The EU Agri-Digital Conference will foster discussions on progress, policies and future role of digitalisation and data in agriculture and rural areas. It aims at inspiring transformative ideas and actions for a resilient and sustainable agricultural sector.

    Registration closed

    Agenda (PDF) Conference material

    Social media: #EUDigitalAgri

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Practical information

When / Where:

  • 5 December / Brussels, Belgium
  • 6 - 8 December / Charlemagne building, Rue de la Loi 170, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Live web stream available: 6 - 8 December

No prior registration is needed for online attendance

Organisers: Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

Social media: #EUAgriFoodDays