Ref. Ares(2015)1447325 - 01/04/2015
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Directorate R. Management of resources
R/GH/R.6/VA D(2015) 1372897
By registered letter with acknowledgment of
Ms Lora Verheecke
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
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Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2015/1046
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