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A healthy environment is fundamental to achieving vibrant rural areas

KALEY HART; FAUSTINE BAS-DEFOSSEZ, 20 SEP 2018

Just a few days before EU Agriculture Ministers meet for the informal Council in Vienna and on the basis of the preparatory questions sent by the presidency to the delegations, the authors of this blog post identify the key elements for securing vibrant rural areas in the future CAP.

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What is the fate of environmental ambition in the proposed EU agricultural policy?

STEPHEN MEREDITH; FAUSTINE BAS-DEFOSSEZ, 01 JUN 2018

New delivery model offers some potential to support a more environmentally ambitious CAP, but IEEP analysis suggests it contains many loopholes which risk maintaining the status quo.

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Why would this be the time to overturn the strategy for CAP reform?

DAVID BALDOCK, ALLAN BUCKWELL, 16 MAY 2018

Those of us with long memories of CAP reforms know that there can be many dramas, dead ends and diversions along the way. Nonetheless, there has been a discernible direction of travel for two decades or more.

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Caring for the planet starts from the ground

CATHERINE BOWYER, 05 DEC 2017

If caring for the planet starts from the ground, then caring for the planet starts with farmers and foresters and all others who manage and use Europe’s soils.

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A healthy environment is fundamental to achieving vibrant rural areas

Just a few days before EU Agriculture Ministers meet for the informal Council in Vienna and on the basis of the preparatory... Read in full

Why would this be the time to overturn the strategy for CAP reform?

Those of us with long memories of CAP reforms know that there can be many dramas, dead ends and diversions along the... Read in full

Caring for the planet starts from the ground

If caring for the planet starts from the ground, then caring for the planet starts with farmers and foresters and all others... Read in full

Environment and climate issues should remain high on the agenda for the CAP post 2020

The results of the Commission’s recent public consultation on the future of the CAP have reinforced the message that the CAP must... Read in full

Out of the box thinking on the CAP

RISE Foundation project outlines new thinking on the further modernisation of the CAP Read in full

Rural Development back on the agenda at Cork

David Baldock sets out his view on the Cork 2 conference which he and others at IEEP attended and about what this... Read in full

Climate mitigation in agriculture is necessary, achievable and can benefit the sector in the process

The agriculture sector has great potential to reduce its GHG emissions in a cost-effective way, with limited or no production impacts, as... Read in full