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–Research community publications

Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2012 OECD Countries – September 2012 Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) CAP reform options: A challenge for analysis and synthesis Jambor and Harvey – March 2010 Conflicting demands of land use, soil biodiversity and the sustainable delivery of ecosystem goods and services in Europe Soil Service – April 2012 Direct and Intermediated Marketing of Local Foods in the United States Sarah A. Low and Stephen Vogel, United States Department of Agriculture – November 2011 EU agricultural policy: Responding to the crisis? Stefan Tangermann – 10 November 2011 Future CAP financing for 2014–2020: Implications for the ACP Agritrade – December 2011 Global Food Policy Report 2011 International Food Policy Research Institute – April 2012 Globalising Hunger: Food Security and the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Thomas Fritz, The Transnational Institute – December 2011 Organic farming is superior to conventional agriculture according to 30-year comparative study September 2011 Moving away from business as usual in agriculture Institut […]

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European Union publications

European Commission, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development   Legal proposals for the CAP after 2013 Commission Communication on the CAP towards 2020   Information below courtesy of the European Commission’s website: >> Read the Commission Communication >> Read the citizens’ summary >> Read the press release >> Read the background memo >> Watch the slide show[858 KB] European Commission, DG for Agriculture and Rural Development : “An analysis of the EU organic sector” “Your ideas matter” – reform consultation by the European Commission European Parliament : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development Draft report (+amendments) – The CAP towards 2020: Meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future (the so-called DeĂź report) European Parliament resolution of 8 July 2010 on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013 (2009/2236(INI)) European Parliament : motion for resolution on agriculture in areas with natural handicaps Report commissioned by the European Parliament on the SPS scheme after 2013 Committee of the Regions DRAFT OPINION The CAP towards 2020: Meeting the food, natural resources and […]

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–Civil society publications

ON THE CAP APRODEV – CAP Statement (February 2013) APRODEV – Crop Rotation in the CAP reform: Relevance of WTO constraints, benefits and control (February 2013) APRODEV, Friends of the Earth Europe, IFOAM EU Group and Pesticide Action Group – Crop Rotation: Benefitting farmers, the environment and the economy (July 2012) Arbeitsgruppe Landwirtschaft und Ernährung im Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung: Vorschläge zur Reform der EU-Agrarpolitik mĂĽssen die Probleme aus der industriellen Tierhaltung angehen (June 2012) EU agricultural policy reform proposals must address the problems arising from industrial livestock production EU BirdLife partners – A Strong Rural Development Policy: The key to unlocking the CAP’s green potential (June 2012) BirdLife / EEB / EFNCP / IFOAM / WWF – Proposal for a new EU Common Agricultural Policy BirdLife / EEB / EFNCP / IFOAM / WWF – Common briefing following discussions in the Council on Greening of the CAP  (June 2012) CONCORD – The Future of the European Common Agricultural Policy and Development The Council for British Archaeology – Crunch Time for CAP ELARD – Position on […]