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.
Magdalene Trapp and Sebastian Lakner simulated the potential effects of a CAP reform more oriented towards environment and biodiversity, in Bulgaria. They tested six scenarios on eight farm types, and analysed the income impact for farmers. So what did they find? […]
As biodiversity suffers in the face of farm lobby interests, BirdLife asks for a greening of whole CAP […]
In part three of this exclusive three parter on Spain’s internal CAP debate, Marta Zygadlo puts forward the dissenting positions from Spain’s CAP consultation position. The positions of two regions – Aragon and Navarre – and NGOs including Birdlife and WWF are put forward […]