France is set to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), a stance widely welcomed by trade unionists but criticised by others for its lack of ambition on social and environmental matters. EURACTIV France reports.
As negotiations on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) are due to be concluded next week, France continues to debate the proposed 'eco-scheme' for the redistribution of subsidies as it would undoubtedly impact farmers' incomes. EURACTIV France reports.
As farmers' protests calling for a fair income increase across France, farmers will protest on the streets of Île-de-France Friday (2 April) to denounce the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). EURACTIV France reports.
The European Commission launched on Wednesday (16 August) a public consultation on how to improve fairness in the EU’s food supply chain, in which small farmers are often at a disadvantage compared to powerful middlemen.
The European Commission is considering proposals for a publicly-funded income insurance scheme for farmers as part of reforms to the bloc's farm policy from 2013, the EU's top agriculture official said yesterday (21 June).