The EU Budget

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‘Green Growth’ Through Environmentally Sustainable Rural Development

EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, 20 JUL 2011

A new publication from the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) presents a sample of interesting projects promoting ‘Green Growth’ through environmentally sustainable rural development actions in Europe’s countryside.

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Commission Conclusions on EU Budget Review: The Door for Serious CAP Reform Remains Open

VALENTIN ZAHRNT , 21 OCT 2010

On October 19, the European Commission has finally released its conclusions on the budget review originally due for 2008/09. It compares poorly to the draft document that leaked quite exactly one year earlier. While the draft dedicated almost 3 pages to the CAP, this has shrunk to little more than one page in the official communication.

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NGOs make a strong call to reform the CAP via HNV

KATRINA MARSDEN, 16 SEP 2010

NGOs make a strong call to reform the CAP by shifting substantial financial support to High Nature Value (HNV) farming. Launching views on how support could be directed towards low intensity farming in the EU, the four NGOs turn the spotlight on the urgent need to maintain specific farming systems.

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