Using agricultural policy to create jobs has a clear opportunity cost which must be factored into decision-making.
RISE Foundation report argues for significant changes in the way the CAP budget is spent.
The Basic Payment may encourage some farmers to adopt an easy life, but it also facilitates efficiency-improving investment
Conflicting evidence whether CAP has helped to retain jobs in agriculture
COMAGRI co-rapporteur on the Omnibus Regulation explains reasons for his amendments
Around one-third of EU farm holdings are economically vulnerable, indicating potential for significant structural change
Conclusions from March 2017 AGRIFISH Council meeting indicate support for return to aspects of the old CAP.
Some of De Castro’s proposed amendments to the Omnibus Regulation will likely prove controversial.