Mariann Fischer Boel
Last quote by Mariann Fischer Boel
Member States have been plucking off my last feather. There will be no possibilities for any delegations to come up and ask for more money now. That's my only worry, because we see some tendencies in the agricultural landscape that might face some difficulties but there is no more money to be picked up.
Oct 19 2009
Mariann Fischer Boel has been quoted 8 times. The two most recent articles where Mariann Fischer Boel has been quoted are Farmers await outcome of Milk talks and A drop of comfort for European milk farmers. Most recently, Mariann Fischer Boel was quoted as having said, “We have already addressed a significant number of the farmer's concerns, and I'm going to empty my pockets and provide them with 280 million euros.”.
Quotes by Mariann Fischer Boel
Oct 19 2009
We have already addressed a significant number of the farmer's concerns, and I'm going to empty my pockets and provide them with 280 million euros.
May 26 2009
The most important measure today was the announcement that we will be, according to the financial legislation, able to make possible for member states to pay 70% of the direct payments, from 16th October to alleviate some difficult situation that some farmers are facing.
May 25 2009
It's not the protests that are causing the problems. It's simply a question of lower demand from consumers. That is the reason and I can guarantee that it would make no difference if we discussed the quotas. What farmers need to do is produce less. Simply produce less.
Mar 18 2009
One of the ideas the people have had when discussing bureaucracy within the European Union and within the European Commission, is: Why should we decide the size of an apple? Why should we decide the curve of a cucumber? And this has been used as examples of how ridiculous this system in Brussels actually is.
Sep 17 2008
Member States that want to take part on this programme can request food aid based on a three-year programme. Of course, where it is possible, the food will come from intervention stocks. But mostly, it will be bought on the market through public calls for tender.
Jul 03 2008
On the external side, we will present a proposal on how to help, not a short-term aid for the developing or the most suffering countries, those that are depending on food imports, a possibility to supply or inject money to buy seed and fertilizers.
Jun 22 2005
We will be able to guarantee viable, sustainable, long term future European sugar production.
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