Portugal: Cuts in payments relating to Ecoregimes, half of the amount paid to farmers

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Published Feb 26, 2024

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The Confederation of Farmers of Portugal (CAP) has confirmed that half of the previously cut payments related to Ecoregimes have been reimbursed to farmers, as part of a commitment from the Portuguese Government. These payments were specifically for organic farming and integrated production. The remaining half of the cut is expected to be fully replaced in March. Additionally, CAP has submitted proposals to the government to avoid similar payment cuts in the future.
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The Confederation of Farmers of Portugal (CAP) informs that, following the commitment it managed to obtain from the Portuguese Government, to reverse the cuts made in payments relating to Ecoregimes, and having traveled to Brussels, last week, to highlight to the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food the need to give rapid authorization so that they could be made in accordance with community requirements, half of the cut amount has already been paid to farmers. Half of the missing funds were paid for organic farming (half of the 35% cut) and for integrated production (half of the 20% cut). According to information received from IFAP, the remaining half of the cut will be fully replaced during the month of March. CAP recalls that the current situation is due to three factors: ...
Source: Agrotec
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