European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

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The Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development is a member of the European Commission. The post is currently held by Commissioner Phil Hogan. The post is in charge of rural issues including most notably the controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) which represents 44% of the EU budget. They also participate in meetings of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council (Agrifish) configuration of the Council of the European Union.

List of commissioners[edit]

Name Country Period Commission
1 Sicco Mansholt  Netherlands 1958–1972 Hallstein Commission, Rey Commission, Malfatti Commission
2 Carlo Scarascia-Mugnozza  Italy 1972–1973 Mansholt Commission
3 Pierre Lardinois  Netherlands 1973–1981 Ortoli Commission
4 Finn Olav Gundelach  Denmark 1981–1985 Jenkins Commission, Thorn Commission
5 Frans Andriessen  Netherlands 1985–1989 Delors Commission I
6 Ray MacSharry  Ireland 1989–1992 Delors Commission II
7 René Steichen  Luxembourg 1992–1995 Delors Commission III
8 Franz Fischler  Austria 1995–2004 Santer Commission, Marín Commission, Prodi Commission
9 Sandra Kalniete  Latvia 2004 Prodi Commission
10 Mariann Fischer Boel  Denmark 2004–2010 Barroso Commission I
11 Dacian Cioloş  Romania 2010-10/2014 Barroso Commission II
12 Phil Hogan  Ireland from 01/11/2014 Juncker Commission

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