Archive | November, 2013

Family farming and the role of policy in the EU

Much lip-service is paid to safeguarding the future of the family farm in Europe, but what exactly is a family farm and why does it need help?

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The G-33 public stock-holding proposal for Bali

The intellectual case for the G-33 public stock-holding proposal for the Bali mini-package is weak and the proposal itself has the potential to lead to damaging trade distortions, not least for other developing countries.

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CAP budget share rises as budget deadlock finally resolved

The EU budget will transfer an even larger share of its total resources to EU farmers next year than it does currently as a result of the 2014 budget deal reached this week.

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