Poland has played a major role in restoring Ukraine's food exports to their pre-war level, the EU's agriculture commissioner told PAP on Tuesday.
Poland's rule-of-law conflict with the EU poses no threat to its access to cohesion funding, Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU’s agriculture commissioner, told PAP on Monday.
The EU Commissioner for Agriculture has said during a visit to Poland that the country will receive about PLN 150 billion (EUR 32.6 billion) in EU funding for farms in the years 2021-2027.
Poland has become the first, and so far the only EU country, to have received permission from the European Commission (EC) to launch a public aid programme to alleviate the impact of high fertiliser prices, EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski has said.
Poland's farms are set to receive a total of EUR 34.5 billion under the EU's common agricultural and cohesion policy, and the National Recovery Plan, the EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski has said.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Monday that Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funds could not be lower than to date and declared that this was a common position of all the countries of Poland's part of Europe.
Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU's commissioner-elect for agriculture, in a conversation with PAP, estimated that making EU agricultural subsidies equal for all member states would cost the bloc's budget over EUR 20 billion.
The candidature of Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski for EU agriculture commissioner was approved on Tuesday by all coordinators of the EP agriculture committee, PAP was told by an anonymous source at the EP.
Poland's candidate for the EU agriculture commissioner, Janusz Wojciechowski, said at his hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday that the European Union needs a long-term strategy for agriculture.
Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski has been named a candidate for EC commissioner for agriculture. The incoming head of the EC named her 27-strong team on Tuesday.