‘Burdensome administration’ means young farmers are missing out on EU subsidies 

By |november 18th, 2019|agricultural subsidies, CAP, CAP reform, farm subsidies, News, young farmers|

Young farmers accessing land via non-conventional contracts are eligible for EU subsidies, according to the European Commission. But in practice, burdensome administrative constraints often outweighs any financial advantage, meaning that landowners are...

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French MPs denounce Commission’s lack of progress on CAP reform

By |oktober 31st, 2019|agricultural subsidies, budget, CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, farmers, France, Helsinki, News|

France is beginning to kick up a fuss on the issue of reforming the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is not seeing any progress even though its format is supposed to change from 2021 onwards. EURACTIV France reports.

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REGI chair: If von der Leyen has an ambition for Europe, she must have an ambition for Cohesion

By |oktober 25th, 2019|CAP, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, European Parliament, News, regional development, Regional Development and Cohesion policy, Younous Omarjee|

The European Parliament shall not accept cuts on the budget of Cohesion Policy and expects the European Commission and its new President to be on its side, says MEP Younous Omarjee.

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French government institute welcomes idea of a CAP supporting farmers’ jobs

By |oktober 24th, 2019|CAP, CAP reform, Common Agicultural Policy, employment, France, France Strategie, future of jobs, News, poverty|

In a report presented in Paris on 23 October, the government institution France Stratégie proposed to support employment in the agricultural sector rather than the amount of cultivated land. But for this to become reality, a complete overhaul of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy is needed. EURACTIV France reports.

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European farmers descend on Strasbourg in protest against planned CAP reform

By |oktober 21st, 2019|agriculture, CAP, Copa-Cogeca, European Parliament, farmers, News, Strasbourg|

Hundreds of farmers are planning a demonstration in front of the European Parliament on Tuesday, calling for fewer direct payments to large industrial farms under the proposed revision of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). EURACTIV Germany reports.

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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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Agricultural sector should focus on achieving greater yield stability, experts say

By |oktober 1st, 2019|agricultural sector, Biodiversity, CAP, common agricultural policy, direct payments, environment, farmers, Germany, News, Nutrition and health, plant protection products|

Ever since the European Commission presented its proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy for 2021, negotiations have been slow. And there is still no agreement on issues related to the environment or innovation. EURACTIV Germany takes stock of a w...

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Pesticide challenge leaving French viticulture with little choice

By |september 30th, 2019|bio, Bordeaux, CAP, Champagne, Climate Change, fungicides, grapes, HVE, News, Pesticides, pesticides-free zones, vin, vineyard, water, Wine|

Wine is France's national pride but it represents a significant challenge for the country. Viticulture needs plenty of pesticides, mainly because of fungicides, but the sector continues to face many difficulties in changing its practices. EURACTIV Fran...

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European winemakers grapple with environmental questions

By |september 30th, 2019|agriculture, Bordeaux, CAP, Champagne, climat, Climate Change, fongicides, News, Pesticides, plant production products, Wine|

Proud of their wines, Europeans are also concerned about the industry's widespread use of pesticides, while winemakers themselves will have to adapt to rising temperatures. From Bordeaux to Riesling and Champagne, EURACTIV takes a look at changing wine...

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German cabinet agrees on plan to ban glyphosate, increase insect protection

By |september 5th, 2019|agriculture, animal welfare, CAP, common agricultural policy, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Germany, glyphosate, insects, News, pesiticides|

The German government wants to protect insects better and completely ban the controversial weedkiller glyphosate by 2023. It also intends to introduce an animal welfare label, and unlock additional funds for CAP measures that are environmentally friend...

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