RISKS AND CRISES MANAGEMENT TOOLS: EQUIPMENT THAT IS TOO LITTLE USED
-In its report unveiled on 5 December 2019, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) found that although EU agricultural risk management measures have partially achieved their objectives, implementation has been weak and there have been cases of overcompensation. The title summarises its conclusion: “Stabilising farmers’ incomes: a comprehensive set of tools, but low use of instruments and overcompensation need to be addressed”.
-At the Agricultural Council of 27 January, the first under the Croatian Presidency, Spain, Germany and France presented a joint declaration on the CAP in the framework of the new European Green Deal. Agreeing on, the Italian delegation added to the need for a budget commensurate with the requirements of farmers the need of a crisis reserve shaped to provide the increased resilience needed by EU farms when facing disasters.
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