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Why further reform of the CAP is needed now

Why further reform of the CAP is needed now

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When is enough taxpayer aid enough?

The high dependence of Irish family farm income on public support must give pause for thought.

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The dependence of EU farm income on public support

EU farms remain hugely dependent on public transfers and direct payments

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Further note on EU farm income trends

US farm income drop since 2013 much more severe than in EU

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Recent trends in EU farm incomes

Average EU farm incomes have been remarkably resilient to recent market shocks despite severe falls in some member states and sectors

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The use of CAP impact indicators for policy evaluation

The methodology proposed by the Commission to evaluate the Common Agricultural Policy Pillar 1 is not well-designed to yield sensible results.

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Rising Agricultural Incomes in Europe

Agricultural incomes have continuously risen in the last decade in the vast majority of EU member states, questioning the need for infinite income support.

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Eurostat preliminary farm income figures for 2009

Eurostat has just published its first estimates for real agricultural income per worker in 2009. For the EU27, the figure is down 12.2% on the 2008 figure, but with considerable variation across countries, from -35.6% in Hungary to +14.3% in the UK. While differences in commodity price trends and variations in commodity composition across countries [...]

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