Extracts from the press conference by Dacian Cioloş on the 1st trilogue on CAP reform
On 11 April 2013, Dacian Cioloş, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, gave a press conference to announce that the Head of States and government confirmed the importance of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013.
After a wide-ranging public debate the Commission presented a document which outlines options for the future CAP and launched the debate with the other institutions and with stakeholders. Following a debate in the European Parliament and the Council, the approval of the different regulations and implementing acts is expected by the end of 2013, with a view to having the CAP reform in place as from 1 January 2014. SHOTLIST