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Agricultural market volatility is ‘here to stay’

Topic: Greening

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Agriculture & Food 24-10-2016

New CAP struggling to improve farmers’ resilience

SPECIAL REPORT / Since the launch of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in 2015, the EU’s farmers have suffered a string of crises. The CAP’s greening measures have helped farmers maintain their revenue, but the questions of job creation and access to land have proved harder to answer. EurActiv France reports.
Agriculture & Food 29-06-2016

The facts about the CAP 2014-2020

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The EU and its member states will spend over €191 billion by 2020 to help the bloc’s farming sector go green.
Agriculture & Food 17-02-2016

Greening the CAP or greenwashing?

The flexibility the Common Agricultural Policy gives to member states has in some cases led to reduced environmental spending, leaving the EU's flagship agricultural policy no greener than it was in 2014. Our partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.
Agriculture & Food 08-10-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: How much greener is the new CAP?

Green policies play a key role in the new CAP for 2014-2020. According to the latest data, about €62 billion, is earmarked for the “greening envelope” of direct payments, and €50.4 billion from the Rural Development budget.
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Agriculture & Food 21-09-2015

Agricultural market volatility is 'here to stay'

SPECIAL REPORT / SPECIAL REPORT / The farmers' protests that paralysed Brussels on 7 September, and hit Europe over the summer, are the result of agriculture prices volatility, which experts say "is here to stay". EurActiv Italy reports.