HISTORY

About the European Congress of Young Farmers

This Congress was created in 2012 under the initiative of MEP Nuno Melo and the Portuguese Farmers Confederation (CAP). Thereafter MEP Esther Herranz García (Spain), the EPP Group and ASAJA endorsed this initiative aiming to promote European agriculture, rural development, while valuing the fundamental role played by young farmers in this domain.

The 6th edition of the Congress will take place in the European Parliament, Brussels on December 10th, 2020 and is co-organized by MEPs Nuno Melo (Portugal), Mairead McGuinness (Ireland), Herbert Dorfmann (Italy), Juan Ignacio Zoido Álvarez (Spain) and Asim Ademov (Bulgaria).

Herbert
Dorfmann

Italy 🇮🇹


Mairead
McGuinness

Ireland 🇮🇪


Asim
Ademov

Bulgaria 🇧🇬


Over 300 participants from across Europe, among which are young farmers, policy-makers and agricultural stakeholders, join the Congress to engage in an open discussion on the challenges and opportunities faced by young farmers.