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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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Dairy sector in heavy weather

Le secteur laitier a traversé une crise profonde durant trois ans, crise qui fut mise au jour au moment où…

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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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Focus on issues Communication CAP 2020 : The commissioner for agriculture has put all French unions on the same page…against him !

Launching a new community negotiation, the Commissioner Phil Hogan presented last November 29th a communication on the orientations of the future…

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To what extent can agricultural land policies be euro-compatible?

Debates within the European Union on agricultural policies are less and less solely about the Common Agricultural Policy and increasingly…

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Justification of public intervention in agriculture : has the DG Agri reached bottom ?

The Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission recently published a review study on risk management in…

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