Commitments to rural development spending 76% below forecast in 2014 NEW
The publication by the Commission of its second Draft Amending Budget (DAB No.2) to the EU’s 2015 budget this week reveals in stark figures the extent of the hiatus in CAP rural development spending caused by the delays in passing the relevant...
Agricultural implications of British EU withdrawal for rest of the EU NEW
A UK withdrawal from the EU would raise trade costs for EU farm and food exporters and importers to and from the UK, depending on the trade arrangements in place after withdrawal.
Impact of the MFF negotiations on the CAP 2013 reform NEW
How did the parallel negotiations on the size and composition of the MFF influence the outcome of the 2013 CAP reform?
FADN data highlights dependence of EU farms on subsidy payments NEW
Can a system in which taxpayers transfer €63,000 each year to each farmer in Luxembourg be justified?
EU sugar beet prices to fall by 22-23% when quotas eliminated NEW
Sugar beet prices could fall by 23% due to quota abolition according to a Joint Research Centre study, but there are many uncertainties.
An agricultural perspective on the European Council 2030 climate and energy framework conclusions NEW
Analysis of the ways agriculture will be affected by the European Council conclusions on the 2030 climate and energy framework...
Agriculture in the 2030 Climate and Energy Package NEW
The treatment of agriculture in the EU's climate change targets for 2030 will still remain unclear after the European Council meeting later this week.
WTO failure on trade facilitation agreement puts question mark over Doha timeline NEW
India played a poor hand in Geneva despite raising important issues on how domestic support should be measured under WTO rules...