Croatians pulled off their aim of getting the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)’s transitional regulations finished on their watch, clinching an eleventh-hour deal with the European Parliament on the last day of their EU presidency.
The European Parliament and the Council have been irritated by the Commission's firm opposition to having an interim two-year period before the next EU farming subsidies programme starts.
The European Parliament's agriculture committee has approved a negotiating mandate for upcoming talks with national ministers on a transitional period for EU farming subsidies. It pushes back Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform until 2023.
Agriculture sherpa rubber-stamped a partial negotiating mandate to discuss with MEPs the transitionary period based on the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) rules that will allow EU farming subsidies to flow even without an agreement on post-2020 CAP reform.
Lawmakers in the European Parliament expect an ambitious Commission's proposal on the new EU long-term and integrated food policy, that ensures safe, quality and affordable foodstuffs to all European citizens but without harming actors in the food supp...