On this page, you can follow EURACTIV’s live coverage of the pitched battle for the fate of the next EU farming subsidies programme, set to play out this week.
With most elements still up for grabs, this long week could be a turning point for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
EU farm ministers and MEPs are stepping up their efforts to get the required mandates approved and start final talks on the CAP reform. Here is the roadmap:
On Monday and Tuesday, EU-27 agriculture ministers are gathering in Luxembourg to agree on a common position, while on Tuesday, the European Parliament’s plenary will hold the final debate before the votes, scheduled over multiple sessions from Wednesday to Friday.