European agri-cooperatives (COGECA)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2018

Lobbyists declared: 18 FTE (18)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 2


Meetings with European Commission: 122

Lobbying costs over the years:


European agri-cooperatives (COGECA)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

09586631237-74 (First registered: 25 Feb 2009)

Goals / Remit

Represent the general and specific interests of European agricultural, forestry, fishing and agri-food cooperatives, and contribute to the development of cooperatives in general; influence political decisions that affect the activities of agricultural cooperatives by lobbying the European Union's public institutions and both European and international organisations; promote the role of agricultural, forestry, fishing and agri-food cooperatives; provide a platform for members to debate political and business-related matters, the added value of agricultural goods, and trade between its members, organisations and cooperatives; seek and promote solutions to important matters of mutual concern; facilitate communication and coordination between its members and between its members' national offices in Brussels and provide services to help cooperatives network; foster exchanges of opinion and debates, notably with the Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations (Copa), but also with other representative organisations at European and international level; carry out legal, economic, financial, social or other studies that are of particular interest for agricultural, forestry, fishing and agri-food cooperatives.


Future Common Agricultural Policy, Reform of common system of Value Added Tax, Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe, Climate change, Directive proposal on Unfair Trading Practices, Regulation proposal on Sustainable Finance, Commission proposal on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model, Anti-dumping measures regarding fertilizer, Multiannual Financial Framework, Directive on the promotion of renewable energy sources, Commission proposal on the Common Consolitated Corporate Tax Base (CCTB)


Head office:
Rue de Trèves, 61
Bruxelles 1040

Tel: 32 02 287 27 11