The Deputy Minister will join discussions on CAP negotiations so far, and will highlight areas of agreement and topics where views continue to differ.
Key areas of concern are will be on the table, and there will also be in depth discussion on the rural development elements of the CAP reform package, which is the final major topic the Council has yet to discuss.
Attending the European Union Agriculture Council in Luxembourg as part of the UK Ministerial team the Deputy Minister will strongly represent the interests of Welsh farmers and rural communities .
Speaking ahead of the meeting the Deputy Minister said:
"We are slowly getting further down the line of CAP negotiations, and I’m pleased to see the progress that is being made. Clearly there are still areas which Ministers will continue to deliberate over, but I am resolute in strong leadership in changing times in Wales, and remain confident and committed to securing the best possible deal for Welsh farming in all areas of reform.
"The process will continue and I will be constantly engaging in discussions within Wales, the UK and Europe, to make sure I keep making the Welsh voice heard loud and clear."