Archive | July, 2011

EU-Moroccan agricultural trade deal running into trouble in European Parliament

Agriculture Committee adds voice calling for rejection of further agricultural trade liberalisation with Morocco.

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What future for the CAP financial discipline mechanism?

Whether direct payments could still be reduced under the financial discipline mechanism in the 2014-20 period and, if yes, how it would work has still not been clarified by the Commission.

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The genius of French farmers

Making a point to a global television audience

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Did the Commission have second thoughts on raiding Pillar 2 to support Pillar 1 payments?

Mystery of the missing sentence in published Q&A on Multiannual Financial Framework

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Food assistance for most deprived persons

Instead of shifting this item from the CAP to the Social Fund, should it be part of the EU budget at all?

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