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05/12/2016

Rural development in the reformed CAP

Agriculture & Food

Rural development in the reformed CAP

This week, EurActiv reports on the challenges, as well as the opportunities, of the rural development pillar of the new Common Agricultural Policy for the period 2014-2020.

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Agriculture & Food 11-03-2016

Romania wants to boost consumer confidence in organics

SPECIAL REPORT / The Bucharest government wants to give organic farming a boost and - at the same time - increase consumers’ confidence in the sector. EurActiv Romania reports.
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Agriculture & Food 11-03-2016

Wages and land ownership block young Slovaks’ return to farming

SPECIAL REPORT / A number of factors ranging from low salaries to difficulties in acquiring land have prevented young Slovaks from access to rural areas. EurActiv Slovakia reports.
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Agriculture & Food 11-03-2016

Greek agriculture minister: EU must change stance on trade agreements

SPECIAL REPORT / The European Union should change its negotiation tactics regarding trade agreements with third countries and better defend member states, Greek Minister of Agricultural Development Evangelos Apostolou told EurActiv Greece in an exclusive interview.
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Agriculture & Food 11-03-2016

Rural development in Poland will focus on smallholders’ poverty

SPECIAL REPORT / Warsaw will use the EU’s Rural Development Programme to improve the standard of living of “poor” smallholders. EurActiv Poland reports.
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Agriculture & Food 10-03-2016

Czech farmers take the slow lane to renewable energies

SPECIAL REPORT / Turning to eco-friendly farming practices under the EU’s new Rural Development Programme may be challenging for the Czech Republic, where renewable energies have a bad reputation. EurActiv.cz reports.
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Agriculture & Food 08-03-2016

Hogan: Trade deals have not harmed European agriculture

SPECIAL REPORT / Opening up to new markets in Asia and Africa has helped the EU become a net exporter of agricultural products, Phil Hogan told EurActiv.com, responding to criticism of trade deals.
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Agriculture & Food 07-03-2016

How EU rural development money is actually being spent

SPECIAL REPORT / Ensuring the long-term viability of the farming sector is a key challenge for Central and Eastern European countries. The EurActiv network looks at how EU money is being spent in five key countries — Greece, Romania, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
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Agriculture & Food 09-03-2016

Rural development policy 'victim' of conservative Greek farmers

SPECIAL REPORT / A reluctance to innovate among ageing Greek farmers will be a key challenge for implementing EU rural development programmes there under the new Common Agricultural Policy, EurActiv Greece reports.

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