Omnibus Agreed but Concerns Expressed Over Procedures & Content

The Agricultural part of an omnibus regulation has been reached in Estonia. Omnibus regulation adjusts financing for the EU budget in agriculture and other areas. Changes to direct payments, rural development, common market organisation and horizontal regulation have been made in the Common Agricultural Policy. However concerns are being expressed at both the procedures and content of this Omnibus. [...]

13 October, 2017 // 0 Comments

July CAP briefing | Council, Stakeholders & Co-Financing

Progress towards a CAP Communication is ongoing, with two events recently. These have updated Minister and other stakeholders of the progress towards a making changes in the Common Agricultural Policy - CAP. They have also providing an opportunity to test the popularity of ideas and make the case for sector positions. Here's our July CAP roundup. [...]

19 July, 2017 // 0 Comments

COMAGRI Rejects Commission’s Pesticides & EFA Proposal

MEPs on the Agriculture Committee (COMAGRI) have rejected a proposal by the EU Commission to ban pesticides from Ecological Focus Areas. The proposal was part of a simplification initiative by the EU Commission, whereby a bundle of 14 changes in CAP greening rules were put forward. [...]

6 June, 2017 // 0 Comments