RESILIENCE - 30 November 2018

Establishment of a EUROPEAN FUND FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CRISES IN AGRICULTURE

 POLICY PAPER  November 2018   The CAP includes some provisions aimed at combating the crises that all too often strike the agricultural sectors. Direct payments are a first layer of income stabilization, but they are not designed to respond to a sudden large-scale crisis, be it climate or market. Since 2013, the CAP has also […]

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GROWTH - 10 October 2018

POLICY BRIEFING EU budget & the CAP 2021-2027: understanding the Commission’s proposals

2018 On May 2, the European Commission proposed its budget orientations for the period 2021-2027 for the European Union and its policies. Since then, many analyzes and comments have been made, putting forward variable figures as to the real financial impact of these proposals for the CAP. This note aims: – to decipher these different analyzes […]

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GROWTH - 9 October 2018

Policy paper A NEW EUROPEAN AGRICULTURE CRISIS FUND

September 2018 The CAP has a few provisions that aim at tackling the crisis that all too often plague the agriculture sector. It can be argued that direct payments provide a welcome first layer of income stabilization, but they are not designed to respond to sudden crisis, climatic or market driven. The CAP also offers some support […]

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GROWTH - 25 April 2018

Financial impact of Brexit on the CAP budget of the EU Member States

The financial impact of Brexit can be explained in other words, and from the point of view of the contributions that the United Kingdom made to the CAP budget, by the challenge of absorbing: – the loss of the UK’s net annual contributions, which is, for the EU budget,  almost €7 billion(€6.6 billion/year on average […]

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GROWTH - 8 January 2018

What should the EU’s Plant Protein Strategy do?

A review of existing CAP measures for protein, oil protein and oilseed crops and market trends What lessons? What next? Policy Briefing, October 2017. In the European Union, the goal of ‘protein independence’, or rather the EU’s heavy reliance on plant protein imports ‒ mainly in the form of soybean meal ‒ which are used […]

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GROWTH - 22 December 2017

AGRICULTURE AS A PROVIDER OF NON-FOOD PRODUCTS

October 2017. The fact that agriculture is a provider of non-food products is not new. Agriculture, including animal rearing and forestry, has traditionally been a source of fibres, fuel, construction and other materials like hides and skins. What is new is the scale and the range of products originating in basic agricultural raw materials, creating […]

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