CAP

Research and analysis

Drought 2018 in Europe: must we stop selling milk powder from public stocks?

A drought of unprecedented magnitude has affected the northern half of Europe, in an area that accounts for 50 to…

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Research and analysis

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

The concept of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) is very present in the debates on the next post-2020 CAP but…

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Thoughts and opinions

What if Trump helped save the CAP?

The trade war waged by the President of the United States is reshaping many political and economic cards. Paradoxically, this…

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Thoughts and opinions

Will Spanish ripe olives puncture the CAP?

By attacking Spanish ripe olives, the US Department of Commerce risks setting a precedent that could undermine the undistorting nature…

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Research and analysis

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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Research and analysis

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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Thoughts and opinions

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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Thoughts and opinions

Strengthening sustainable food systems through geographical indications

What is this study about? Geographical indications (GIs) refer to products with specific characteristics, qualities or reputations resulting from their…

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Thoughts and opinions

European Court of Auditors severely criticizes the effectiveness of decoupled payment and greening

The European Court of Auditors has just published two reports1 that will certainly feed the debate on the next CAP.…

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Research and analysis

The great caution of agricultural sectors’ action plans regarding mutual funds

At the request of President Macron, during Rungis’ speech on October 11, the organizations involved in the inter-branch organizations defined…

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