The agricultural experts of viEUws.eu, the EU policy broadcaster, produced a series of interviews with prominent policy makers in the field of Agriculture and Rural Development. Two of these can be found below: concentrating on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy from an institutional perspective – paying attention to the role of the European institutions in the coming about of the CAP – and an environmental standpoint, bringing forward the positions of environmental lobby group BirdLife Europe with regard to the CAP reform process. Featuring: Paolo De Castro, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Parliament, and Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy at BirdLife Europe.
Joint commentary by ARC2020, BirdLife, EEB, Friends of the Earth Europe, IFOAM EU Group and WWF. […]
BirdLife Europe & Central Asia have made proposals to substantially overhaul the CAP. The NGO proposes four instruments in the areas of farming; food, biodiversity and what they call “Space for Nature”. Also proposed is the end of the two pillar system, parity for environmental legislators, a radical change in farmer payments and in risk management. […]