Generational renewal in agriculture

By |november 18th, 2019|access to land, Common Agicultural Policy, digital farming, direct payments, generational renewal, News, rural areas, young farmers|

More than 31% of all farms in the EU are run by farmers older than 65, whilst young farmers represent only 6% of European agricultural community. Reversing this trend is one of the toughest challenges for the main EU farming policy.

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NYT reporting shines a spotlight on CAP delivery model

By |november 6th, 2019|Central and Eastern Europe, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, first pillar, Herbert Dorfmann, land-grabbing, News, Paolo De Castro|

An investigative report published in the Sunday edition of the New York Times (3 November) highlighted once again the distorting effects of farm aid provided under the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which are however intrinsic to its delivery model.

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CAP direct payments for farmers ‘free from errors’, EU Auditors say

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, Klaus-Heiner Lehne, market measures, News, post-2020 CAP, rural development|

The lion's share of the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) spending is substantially unaffected by material errors, while a quarter of rural development EU aids are partially wrongly attributed, according to the European Court of Auditors (ECA) l...

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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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The way agricultural aid is distributed creates inequalities, French court of auditors say

By |januar 15th, 2019|agricultural sector, common agricultural policy, Cour des comptes, direct payments, French court of auditors, large farms, News, Pesticides|

The way agricultural aid is distributed in France is unequal and produces negative effects, the French court of auditors said in a summary judgement. The chamber is calling for changes to how aid is allocated under the new Common Agricultural Policy (C...

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Baltic farmers in Brussels to restore CAP’s ‘historical anomaly’

By |december 12th, 2018|Baltic countries, common agricultural policy, direct payments, News|

Farmers from the Baltic countries will gather on 13 December in Brussels to call for a fairer distribution of payments in the framework of the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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European Court of Auditors criticise plans to reform CAP

By |november 8th, 2018|Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, direct payments, European Court of Auditors, João Figueiredo, Maria Heubuch, News, Ulrich Jasper|

The EU auditors have expressed clear criticism of the plans to reform the CAP. They said that the Commission's proposals did not meet the demand for a "more environmentally-friendly and more strongly preformance-based" approach. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Czech farmers most affected by CAP budget cuts, warns agri-expert

By |avgust 9th, 2018|agricultural subsidies, Czech Republic, direct payments, News, rural development|

Cuts to post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funds will severely affect the Czech Republic, according to agriculture analyst Petr Havel who spoke to EURACTIV Czech Republic’s media partner, Aktualne.cz.  

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The moment for a future-proof EU agriculture and food policy is now

By |maj 29th, 2018|Agrifood, CAP reform, direct payments, food sustainability, News|

The next reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) should bring agricultural and food policies out of their respective silos and aligns actions across different areas in support of building sustainable food systems, write Sirpa Pietikainen and Bart Staes.

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Czech farmers clash over proposed CAP subsidies capping

By |maj 25th, 2018|common agricultural policy, Czech Republic, direct payments, News, Phil Hogan, rural development|

The European Commission’s proposal to cap agricultural payments and provide more support for small farms has divided farmers in the Czech Republic. But there are other issues they should focus on, such as the ageing rural population and the challenges of modern technologies. EURACTIV.cz reports.

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