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CAP & Europe

Post-2020 CAP Negotiations: keep going or starting from a scratch?

The reform of the CAP initiated at the end of the last term did not succeed: the three draft regulations…

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CAP & Europe

Hearing of Jacques Carles in the European Parliament: “It is urgent to restore the management of market crises at the heart of the CAP”

Last October 9th, Jacques Carles, President of Agriculture Strategies, was interviewed by the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee at the…

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Agro-environmental policies

Will the Payment for Environmental Services concept cause further damage to the environmental side of the CAP?

This article was also published on the ARC2020 website The concept of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) is very present…

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CAP & Europe

A budget without lessons learned

Rushing through the EU Multiannual Financial Framework may not be so easy. In 2017 the European Union spent a while…

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CAP & Europe

The post-2020 CAP proposals: proposing the lowest common denominator while hoping for a quick agreement is a major strategic mistake that comes down to burying the CAP

While cuts are being announced, EU Commissioner Hogan has just presented his legislative proposals for the CAP 2020. Each member…

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CAP & Europe

Decrease in the EU27 CAP budget by almost 30% in twenty years: the gradual abandonment of the only integrated European policy

Made public on the 2nd of May, the European Commission’s proposals for the multiannual financial perspective for CAP 2021/2027 are…

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CAP & Europe

For an in-depth reform of the CAP in a multilateral framework to renew

European agriculture needs an in-depth reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Having become ineffective both in the face of…

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CAP & Europe

Commission assaults rural development spending to protect direct payments

The Commission’s MFF proposal(including both ceilings for expenditure as well as ideas on how to finance the budget) was published yesterday.…

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CAP & Europe

Commission Communication on the Multiannual Financial Framework for the EU 2021-2027

Paris, 20 February 2018: The Commission Communication of 14 February 2018 on the Multiannual Financial Framework in the run-up to…

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CAP & Europe

The agricultural component of the Omnibus : a reform that opens the door to the securitization of the agricultural crisis

Sometimes presented as a true reform half-way into the 2014-2020 CAP, the negotiation on the agricultural component of the Omnibus…

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