Unión de Pequeños Agricultores y Ganaderos
As a professional farmers organisation, UPA represents and defends the interests of more than 80.000 small and medium scale family farmers and cattle breeders in Spain.
UPA is part of the Economic and Social Council (CES) of Spain, where it participates and represents farmers in national and regional forums. UPA is member of COPA, is represented in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), and is member of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP).
UPA has specific divisions and programmes for young farmers (UPA-Rural Youth) and women farmers (FADEMUR). The union is a reference agricultural organisation in Spain, and established working relations with all relevant Ministries: Environment, agriculture and fishing, Economy, Property, Work and Social Security, etc... At sectoral level, UPA participates in multi-industry organisations and platforms. UPA is involved in transnational studies and projects, together with universities and agrarian organisations of Portugal, Italy and France.
UPA has an office in Brussels, for follow-up of the EU common agricultural policy (Política Agraria Común, PAC) as well as for a better representation of the Spanish farmers in the Consultative Committees of the EU.
UPA, Unión de Pequeños Agricultores y Ganaderos.
Agustín de Betancourt, 17. 3º, 28003 Madrid (España)
Phone: 0034 91 554 18 70, Fax: 0034 91 554 26 21, Email: email@example.com
UPA, Brussels office: 11 BP 5-2, Rue de Gétry, 1000 Bruxelles, belgium
Phone: 0032 (0)2 219 18 27
Fax: 0032 (0)2 218 38 04