The last CAP reform is a pure political-game compromise and no paradigmatic change. Before the implementation of the new regulations has even begun to take place, the CAP is already in need of new reform.
An obscure consultation document reveals what the Commission really thinks about the future of the CAP
It is traditional that the Commission leaks a near-final version of its communications on CAP reform. Here’s this year’s.
25 questions MEPs that should put to the man who – subject to their approval – will set the agenda for European food and farming policy over the next five years.
Just as it’s hard to love Commission President José Manuel Barroso, it’s hard to loathe him. Maybe that’s why he’s the ultimate compromise candidate and has just secured a second five year term of office. President Barroso has just published political guidelines for the next Commission, setting out his stall for a ’2020 vision’ of [...]