Albert Dess MEP is the newest member of the EUBrasil Association, which now has 30 MEPs. Albert Dess signed his membership on Tuesday (26/05) during the Plenary Session of the AGRI Committee of the European Parliament which hosted the Brazilian Agriculture Minister Kátia Abreu.
A member of the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats), the German MEP is also the spokesman for Agriculture and Rural Development Committee (AGRI) and a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia (DSAS).
Dess says that Brazil is rich in natural resources and agricultural products with 60% of Brazil’s soil covered with forest areas.
“The country aims to increase productivity, sustainability and resource-efficient production. I wish the two continents an excellent cooperation. As agricultural spokesman for the largest political group EPP I would like to contribute to the fruitful development of the mutual EU-Brazil relations”.
“For 26 years I have known Brazil and chaired for 10 years the German-Brazilian Parliamentary Friendship Group in the German Bundestag”.