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CAP Reform Profile - Finland

IRINA HERZON, 02 DEC 2008

There are two articles below. The first presents an overview of the Finnish government's position on the future reform of the CAP. The second, older, article reviews the position the government adopted during the CAP Health Check negotiations in 2008.

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IEEP CAP Health Check Review: Overview of Key Outcomes

IEEP, 02 DEC 2008

Political agreement on the CAP Health Check was finally reached on Thursday 20 November after a long night of negotiations. In this briefing, we analyse the key outcomes.

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IEEP CAP Health Check Review: Cross Compliance

IEEP, 02 DEC 2008

This is one of four briefings written by IEEP to analyse the outcomes of the 2008 CAP Health Check. This briefing examines the changes to cross compliance, and examines the potential implications for the the EU's environmental baseline.

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IEEP CAP Health Check Review: Dairy

IEEP, 02 DEC 2008

This is one of four briefings written by IEEP to analyse the outcomes of the 2008 CAP Health Check. In this briefing, we examine the outcomes for the dairy sector, and in particular the influence of Germany in shaping the compromise.

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IEEP CAP Health Check Review: Article 68

IEEP, 02 DEC 2008

This is one of four briefings written by IEEP to analyse the outcomes of the 2008 CAP Health Check. This briefing examines Article 68, and the potential implications for the future development of the CAP.

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Malta CAP Conference Highlights Future Challenges for Agricultural Policy

SAMUELA BASSI, IEEP, 28 NOV 2008

A conference on the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) and its impact in Malta took place in Victoria – Gozo on 7-9 November 2008. It highlighted some of the challenges facing Maltese agriculture.

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Modest CAP Reform Package Agreed

IEEP, 20 NOV 2008

A package of mainly modest reforms to the CAP based on the Commission's Health Check proposals reached political agreement today (November 20).

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European Commission Conference on Reforming the Budget – CAP Proves the Most Controversial Topic

CAMILLA ADELLE, IEEP, 14 NOV 2008

On 12 November the Commission held a stakeholder conference in Brussels on the EU Budget Review. This marks the close of the consultation exercise which began in September 2007. While the EU budget was once the preserve of a few suited negotiators and economists, the number, quality and diversity of consultation responses show that the subject is now a hot topic all around Europe.

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Making the Case for Modulation

IEEP, 13 NOV 2008

In the first issue of the IEEP Policy Briefing, we reflect on the fate of the proposals on modulation - one of the most contested issues in the CAP Health Check negotiations.

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Emerging agricultural policy frameworks in the UK

KALEY HART, ANNE MARéCHAL, 29 NOV 2018

While the CAP reform debate is in full swing, the UK countries have been consulting on the structure and content of their future agricultural policies as part of the transition away from the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.

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The status quo is not an option: the CAP’s environmental performance needs to improve

FAUSTINE BAS-DEFOSSEZ; KALEY HART, 30 NOV 2018

30 actions to transform the Commission’s proposals into a genuine transition tool.

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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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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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