October 2008

CAP Reform Beyond 2013: An Idea for a Longer View

NOTRE EUROPE, 29 OCT 2008

A Notre Europe led expert group, which included former Agriculture Commissioner Franz Fischler, published this paper in May 2008 in which they make a critical assessment of the success of the CAP since the early 1990s, and put forward a range of proposals to enhance its legitimacy in the future.

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Beyond the Pillars: The UK Wildlife and Countryside Link’s Policy Perspective on the Future of the CAP

WILDLIFE AND COUNTRYSIDE LINK, 17 OCT 2008

In this Vision Document published in March 2008, the Wildlife and Countryside Link (a UK umbrella group for a number of conservation focused organisations) propose moving beyond the current two pillar mechanism of the CAP, split between a decoupled farm payment and rural development support, and in its place establish a single European Sustainable Land Management Policy.

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