The CAP has devastating effects on developing countries, report says

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Africa, CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, environment, farmers, GRET, milk quotas, News, sustainable farming|

The EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) penalises local farmers and harms the environment. It continues to contribute to the injection of palm oil in milk powder, exports of soft wheat to the detriment of local products, as well as to the over-consum...

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MEPs want less EU money going to intensive farming

By |februar 18th, 2019|animal welfare, CAP, CAP payments, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget 2021-2027, farming, Intensive farming, News|

Lawmakers in the European Parliament's environment committee have voted for a reduction in subsidies going to intensive farming under the common agricultural policy as of 2021. EURACTIV France reports.

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Citizens are fed up with industrial agriculture

By |januar 28th, 2019|agriculture subsidies, animal welfare, Biodiversity, CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, News, sustainable agriculture, sustainable farming|

Europe's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was a big issue at this year's Green Week in Berlin. With all the billions of euros available, the agro-ecological transition is more than possible, especially if subsidies to agribusiness and factory farms were stopped, write Harriet Bradley and Trees Robijns.

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Berlin joins opposition to EU Commission’s proposed cuts for CAP

By |julij 17th, 2018|CAP payments, common agricultural policy, News|

The agriculture ministers of France and Germany rejected the European Commission proposal to decrease the budget for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), claiming instead that it should remain at the current level.

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Hogan: Post-2020 CAP will ensure level playing field across EU

By |marec 28th, 2018|CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, Internet of Things, News, Phil Hogan, smart farming|

EU farmers should not fear a “re-nationalisation” scenario for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy as the Commission is set to give member states more powers to implement their own CAP national plans, Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan told EURACTIV. But the...

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Can the next CAP measure its green performance?

By |september 11th, 2017|CAP payments, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, News|

The discussion about the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy has kicked off as well as the talks about the policy’s long-term green obligations.

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Drought threatens CAP payments in the Alps

By |avgust 31st, 2017|agricultural land, Alpine region, CAP, CAP payments, Climate Change, heatwave, Italy, Lucifer, mountain communities, News, Piedmont|

Low rainfall and a heatwave dubbed "Lucifer" are forcing Italy’s mountain herders to leave Alpine pastures ahead of schedule, forgoing hundreds of thousands of euros in EU funding.

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