Marc Fesneau, ministre de l'agriculture et de la souveraineté alimentaire, avec deux étudiants, lors de la 2e journée de concertation pour le PLOAA
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AgroParisTech Joins Other Agricultural Education Establishments to Contribute to the Draft Agreement and Legislation on the Future of Farming

April 06 2023

Within the next ten years, 166,000 farmers—over a third—are due to retire, and the agricultural sector is struggling to recruit staff. This comes at a time when society and agricultural workers are facing a considerable and unprecedented number of challenges in relation to the climate, the economy, the environment, health, and society. France’s food sovereignty will depend on the capacity of farm workers in the coming years to deal with these challenges, and they will require a great deal of support to do so.