Agriculture

Europe numbers one million agricultural employers who provide work to over 7 million workers. With 15 million farm holdings, in which over 40 million people work, the agriculture sector makes a vital contribution to healthy nutrition, and still plays a key role in the economic, environmental and social policies in Europe. EFFAT activities in the agriculture sector include promoting a sustainable Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), safeguarding employment and fair pay in rural areas, and further developing social dialogue in order to improve working conditions in this sector.

Political Secretary: Ivan Ivanov – i.ivanov@effat.org
President: Valentina Vasilyonova (FNSZ, Bulgaria)
Vice Presidents: Emilio Térron Ruiz (FICA-UGT, Spain) & Riikka Vasama (TEOLLISUUSLIITTO, Finland)

Report on Digitalisation and vocational training in Agriculture is out

The expert report "Digitalisation and vocational training in agriculture" aims to provide useful information on the state of digitalisation in agriculture. Produced by the Forum Social Innovation (FSI) on behalf of EFFAT, the report includes  information on the impact...

European social partners in agriculture urge to ratify ILO #C184

European social partners in agriculture urge to ratify ILO #C184

European social partners in agriculture EFFAT and GEOPA-COPA, representing the interests of workers and employers in the sector,  spoke with one voice on the need to work together towards the ratification of the ILO Convention 184 on safety and health in agriculture...

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