Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy

The EU Commission has submitted proposals for the design of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) from 2021 onwards. In the present position paper, the Agriculture Commission at the Federal Environment Agency (KLU) assesses the current 2015-2020 CAP, as well as the Commission's proposals. The KLU criticizes the attempt to correct only symbolically the existing system of the CAP while maintaining an area premium. Thus, the problems known for many years can not be solved. What is needed is a real reorientation of the common agricultural policy.

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