The Future of Agriculture and Food

Published in a context marked by the return of agriculture at the forefront of the international agenda and the re-launch of political debate on the Mediterranean, Mediterra 2008 presents a forward-looking review of the situation of agriculture, food and rural areas in the Mediterranean. Mediterra 2008 highlights the strategic role and multi-sectorial dimension of agriculture, analysing the current trends and identifying priority actions in the region in order to build the future.

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