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How to make the EU’s farm policy work for jobs, growth and the environment

Open Europe has today published a new briefing looking at the EU’s farm policy – the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – and how it could and should be reformed. As we set out in the report, the UK gets a bad deal from the CAP, contributing £7.1bn more than it gets back over the current EU budget period. At the same time, the subsidies it receives are spent in a way that actively channels resources away from areas and sectors that could generate the most economic or environmental benefits.
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European Parliament Looks at the CAP; and EU Trade Strategy

Industries / Agriculture : FarmPolicy.com (3 years ago)

Last month, FarmPolicy highlighted recent policy proposals pertaining to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). And earlier this month, FarmPolicy noted that the pace of potential change in farm policy in the U.S., given the pro... Read Post

Agriculture MEPs endorse CAP reform deal

Industries / Agriculture : AllAboutFeed (last year)

Legislation for the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was endorsed by the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee on Monday, following last week's informal agreement in talks between Parliament, the Council and the Commission... Read Post

EC publishes CAP reform plans

Industries / Agriculture : World Poultry (3 years ago)

The European Commission has published its plans to reform the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after 2013. This blueprint aims to strengthen the competitiveness and the sustainability of agriculture and maintain its presence in all ... Read Post


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