In a context where agriculture is again high on the international agenda, Mediterra 2008 presents a forward-looking discussion of the future of agriculture and fooding.

Mediterranean countries and proposes to contribute to the debate on cooperation policies in the Mediterranean Area. Mediterra 2008 highlights the strategic role and multi-sectorial dimension of Mediterranean agriculture, analysing the current trends and identifying action priorities in the region with a view to constructing the future.

On the basis of these multi-disciplinary analyses, the report proposes four global scenarios for the world of 2020. Designed for policymakers and professionals in the Euro-Mediterranean world, Mediterra 2008 provides a basis for discussion and decision-making and calls for solidarity in agricultural and environmental concerns at the Euro-Mediterranean level.

In a world that has become multi-centred, it is imperative that Europe and the Mediterranean region join forces than lose momentum going their separate ways.