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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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CAP reform deal not yet sewn up

Industries / Agriculture : Common Agricultural Policy (11 months ago)

This week’s Farm Council meeting highlighted more of the divisions that remain on the CAP reform process than many observers, not least the EU Farm Commissioner and Irish Presidency, would have liked, reports Agra Europe. This meeti... Read Post

Agriculture MEPs endorse CAP reform deal

Industries / Agriculture : AllAboutFeed (7 months ago)

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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