Until the European elections, the CAP changes, farmers waiting until March

Published Feb 27, 2024

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The Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers of the EU recently concluded a meeting in Brussels, committing to make changes to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after admitting their failure to implement a sustainable policy. The meeting was marked by farmer protests and proposals for increased minor state aid to farmers. The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, along with the heads of the member states, are set to draft a revision of the new CAP before the European elections. Nine Ministers of Agriculture from the European People's Party (EPP) emphasized the need for swift structural solutions to agricultural sector issues caused by the new CAP.
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There will be changes in the CAP until the European elections. The tractors of European farmers are taking to the fields again, until March 21 and 22, at the new Summit, in which EU leaders will deal extensively with the agricultural sector. The meeting of the Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers of the "27" ended in Brussels on Monday (February 26, 2024) without agreement but with a commitment that there will be changes to the CAP. EU Ministers have essentially admitted that they have failed to implement a sustainable policy. All the time before, the Ministers of Agriculture functioned more like the Environment and decided on pro-environmental actions - through the Green Agreement - which, although they promised money to producers, could not be implemented in the field and breeding. The agricultural mobilizations across Europe and the fear of bad results in the European elections forced them to deal with the problem of the survival of EU farms. Now the Ministry of ...
Source: Agrotypos
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