• 06-SEP-2012

  • Brussels, Belgium

Reforming Farm Policy at a Time of Budgetary Pressure

Reforming farm policy at a time of budgetary pressure
The Common Agricultural Policy, or CAP, accounts for almost half of the EU's budget. Spending on farming and rural development is therefore subject to particular scrutiny. MEPs from the EPP Group are making a leading contribution to discussions about the European Commission's plans to reform the CAP by making it more efficient, effective and responsive to the needs of the countryside and the expectations of citizens. Available material includes an edited package.