Germany’s roadmap for greener CAP subsidies

Germany is now gearing towards submitting its national strategic plan to the Commission by the end of the year - which, among other things, will showcase how it intends to implement environmental measures of the so-called green architecture. [nimmersatt/Shutterstock]

EU countries have been given more freedom than ever to implement national agricultural policies that are more climate and environmentally friendly, as part of the bloc’s new Common and Agricultural Policy (CAP).

But where does Germany stand when it comes to implementing the EU’s plans for a greener agriculture?

The Bundestag already adopted its own laws to implement the CAP ahead of an EU-wide agreement in June.

It is now gearing towards submitting its national strategic plan to the European Commission by the end of the year. The plan will, among other things, showcase how it intends to implement environmental measures of the so-called green architecture.

From biodiversity to climate sinks and eco-regulation: In this Special Report, EURACTIV takes stock of Germany’s plans and unanswered questions.

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