The new Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, José Luis Aguirre, pledged to “fight so that the primary sector does not disappear” and to guarantee a “generational change”, while at the same time he accused the “climate fanaticism” and the “submission of the 2030 agenda” of the previous governments.
Aguirre appeared this Thursday in Les Corts, at his own request, to report the general lines of policy that his department will carry out in this legislature.
The councilor assured that Vox is the “party of the countryside” and that his department “will not fail the sector”, while declaring that, upon entering the Department, he found “complaints in the sector” and the “discontent” , and his administration began to listen to “everyone who asked for it.” “We understand that they feel cheated and abandoned by successive governments in recent decades and they all agree that the current Government Ministry represents their last hope,” he stated.
Along these lines, Aguirre stated that “the Government of the country, like the previous Botànic, cares more about the climate fanaticism of the farm-to-table strategy than the farmers; the demagoguery of edible things; the animalism that the ranchers and the green pact are more important to them than the fishermen, or the 2030 Agenda of the globalist elites, more than our rural world.
In fact, and in the time of the answers, he checked it by assuring that “there is a real submission to the globalist policies that come from Brussels” and we must “fight to reverse the policies of Brussels, it imposing the 2030 Agenda. that no one “voted for it.” He also called animal welfare regulations “bigotry”.
The councilor, in presenting his priorities, showed how the Valencian sector “is one of the sectors that needs to adapt the most” to “the most demanding worldwide legislation on animal health and welfare”, while it ” subjected. to the globalization of markets” and “criminalization of the political class and pseudo-ecologists.”
The new councilor mentioned the “very serious situation” of the rabbit, dairy, beekeeping and wild cow sectors, to criticize that the latter were “obviously excluded” from the aid of the COVID. He pledged to support him “specifically” because he “represents the greatest cultural tradition.”
Aguirre pledged to “fight so that the rural sectors do not disappear” and “future generations can follow in the footsteps of their families”, also “fight so that these people have a voice in Europe” and feel “supported”. Specifically, he demanded the reciprocity of Europe in phytosanitary criteria, and specifically highlighted the import of rice from third countries treated with tricyclazole “with 9 times more than allowed to our farmers. ”
In the same way, he emphasized the need to include new technologies to adapt the field to the demands of the market and “to the current sectoral or environmental legislation”, where he assured that the line of investment assistance for the -progress “reconsider”. of their properties, with “annual calls for a specific date and with an appropriate period of resolution.”
He also stated that we must “go from a heavy administrative and bureaucratic burden to cheap management”, and, if the intention is to avoid leaving the countryside, fight depopulation and achieve generational change, we must “plan a package of measures and assistance for the installation of young and new farmers, encouraging the transfer of farms between old owners to of new farmers.
Under these areas, it announced the reform and regulatory development of Law 5/2019 on the Agrarian Structures of the Valencian Community and the development of a Plan for the promotion of Families and generational change in the Rural world of the Valencian Community. In addition, he promised the simplification of bureaucratic procedures and the cheap administration of aid for farmers and ranches.
In the same way, he explained that the Department will increase the contribution of the Department of agricultural insurance and review the National Strategic Plan of the CAP, make ecological production visible and promote the modernization and improvement of the efficiency of the irrigation infrastructure.
In the same way, he stated that he will provide resources to the Valencian Agency for Agrarian Development and Guarantee and announced the creation of a regional coordination service to reverse the abandonment of the Regional Agrarian Offices.
Another priority set by Aguirre is “promoting agricultural research and consolidating IVIA as a reference research center.” Finally, he committed to “re-weight loss” in the fishing sector, by supporting the brothers and the modernization of the markets and announced that he will urge the central government “to recalculate the bluefin tuna quotas in the Mediterranean” and will promote “a project of 123 ecological moorings in Tabarca to preserve the Posidonia oceanica meadow.”
The councilor showed his “absolute willingness” to other groups to negotiate “with all” and “with common sense.”