About: common agriculture policy

Politics 21-06-2017

Why the Commission needs reform

There is an often overlooked area which is in dire need of reform: the structure and set-up of the EU Commission itself, write Kai Gehring and Stephan A. Schneider.
Trade & Society 21-11-2012

EU leaders should see bio-based industries as fuel for recovery

The contribution of agriculture and the EU’s Horizon 2020 research strategy to green growth and job creation should feature high on the agenda when EU leaders discuss the long-term budget this week, argue Steen Riisgaard and Guido Ghisolfi.
Agrifood 11-10-2010

Risk management in agriculture: Towards market solutions in the EU

With volatility in agriculture set to increase, EU policy should focus on empowering farmers to take their own risk management decisions and have access to a range of instruments and strategies – with more direct interventions as a last resort, writes Claire Schaffnit-Chatterjee, a senior analyst at Deutsche Bank (DB) Research.
Agrifood 04-10-2010

Beyond CAP: Why the EU budget needs reform

'Root and branch' reform to the Common Agricultural Policy will be needed to equip the EU for the challenges of the 21st century, writes Philippe Legrain, senior fellow for economics at the Lisbon Council and author of 'Aftershock: Reshaping the world economy after the crisis'.