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France Farmer Strike Alert

Updated on 8 October 2019

The Situation:

The National Federation of Farmers' Unions (FNSEA) and Young Farmers (JA) across France are planning blockages and slow-down operations on roadways across the country

Tuesday, 8 October. The demonstration focuses on farmer’s dissatisfaction with proposed

pension reform policies, free trade agreements, and anti-pesticide orders.

Visit this link for an overview of protests, rallies and blockages throughout the country.

Possible Effects:

  • Possible protests or demonstrations at government building and city centers

  • Traffic delays due to strikes, demonstrations, etc.

  • Blocked roads due to blockages and slow-down operations

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests and demonstrations, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Monitor local media and news for updates

  • Enroll in a Safe Traveler Program (STEP) to receive alerts from your preferred embassy

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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