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Mansholt

Sicco Leendert . 1908--95, Dutch economist and politician; vice president (1958--72) and president (1972--73) of the European Economic Community Commission. He was the author of the Mansholt Plan for the agricultural organization of the European Economic Community
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The reaction of the agricultural community was too aggressive so that Sicco Mansholt was soon forced to reduce the scope of some of his proposals.
April (Morse) is very professional and she's a great leader and people appreciate her caring,'' said Diane Mansholt, who has taken her 8-year-old daughter to the dance studio for five years to study tap and ballet.
ARTIST Silke Mansholt returned to the Bluecoat Arts Centre last night for a specially commissioned solo performance.
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Stressing that the case had yet to go before a jury, MGM spokeswoman Shelley Mansholt said it was the hotel's "ultimate desire" for the case to go before the U.
Over-capacity in European agriculture was foreseen as long ago as 1969, when Dr Sicco Mansholt, the then Agricultural Commissioner of the European Union (EU), recommended that 5 million hectares could be taken out of farming for forestry and recreational uses.
Mansholt, former President of the Commission of the European Economic Community.
Analysts have long attributed these successes to the tireless entrepreneurship of Walter Hallstein, the first president of the Commission, and Sicco Mansholt, the powerful agricultural commissioner.
July 1958: The principles of the CAP were set by the Stresa conference and Mr Sicco Mansholt became the first European Agriculture Commissioner.
These problems were recognized in the second half of the 1960s, as reflected in the Mansholt Proposal produced at the request of the Council in 1966.
Gerald Mansholt, bishop of the ELCA Central States Synod.