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    Simplification of the CAP - Agriculture and rural development

    22 Apr 2015 -
    past years, a great number of projects and activities to simplify the CAP and to cut red tape for farmers have been carried out successfully. Here are just some examples from a long list: A single Common Market Organisation (CMO) replaced the previously existing 21 CMOs. Its creation allowed the repeal of 86 Council acts and replaced more than 1080 legal articles with around 350. The 2009 "Health
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    "The CAP post 2013", Conference on the public debate: Workshops...

    22 Apr 2015 -
    the effects of climate change, . Chair: David BALDOCK, Executive Director, Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), United Kingdom Speaker: Miguel AFAN de RIBERA YBARRA, Secretary General of ASAJA - Sevilla (Andalusia farmers and young farmers’ Association ), Spain: [3 MB] Speaker: Urs NIGGLI, Director, FiBL (Research Institute on Organic Agriculture), Switzerland: [168 KB] Speaker: Rainer
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    The crisis years I: the 1970s - Agriculture and rural developme...

    22 Apr 2015 -
    common organisations of markets (COMs) were gradually being put in place, the Commission was determined to limit the CAP expenditure. Prepared by the Commissioner Sicco Mansholt, the aim of the first reform plan was to encourage nearly five million farmers to give up farming: that would make it possible to redistribute their land and increase the size of the remaining family farms, in order to make
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    The crisis years II: the 1980s - Agriculture and rural developm...

    22 Apr 2015 -
    documents: Commission Note:  [242 KB]   (20/06/1986) [298 KB]       (12/1986) Commission Communication:  [2 MB]   (03/08/1987) [3 MB]   (1987) Commission Report:  [8 MB]    (14/08/1987) Commission Communication: [831 KB]   (08/06/1988) Commission Communication:  [5 MB]      (29/09/1988) Commission proposal for a Council regulation on organic production of agricultural products and indications
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    The early years: establishment of the CAP - Agriculture and rur...

    22 Apr 2015 -
    prices to farmers, combined with border protection and export support. 1957-1968 3-12 July 1958 In the spring of 1958, the Conference held in Stresa (Italy) brought together a committee of experts consisting of Members of the Commission, the six Ministers of Agriculture, representatives from farmers’ unions and national experts. After the conference, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Sicco Mansholt,
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    Simplifying the CAP: the single CMO - Agriculture and rural dev...

    22 Apr 2015 -
    Agriculture and rural development Language en Simplification History of the CAP Simplifying the CAP: the single CMO As part of its ongoing drive to reduce the regulatory burden and red-tape, the European Commission proposed in October 2005 a major simplification of the CAP with the aim to reduce red tape for both farmers and administrations by making rules more transparent, easier to understand and
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    11 Jun 2014 -
    products and fish (notably Scottish farmed salmon). ORGANIC FARMING: there is a special European logo for organically produced products which guarantees that European organic production standards have been complied with. Organic farming respects the natural life cycles of plants and animals. It minimises our impact on the environment. Production methods comply with precise and strict European legislation.
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    06 Jun 2014 -
    focus on environmental sustainability is shown by the fact that the new Greening payment accounts for 30% of direct aids to farmers and that at least 30% of the Rural Development envelope must be reserved for environmental/climate related actions. • Market support includes expenditure for wine programmes, producer organisations in the fruit and vegetables sector, the school fruit and milk schemes,
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    08 May 2014 -
    Young farmers scheme A simplified scheme for small farmers (voluntary for MS) Voluntary schemes (MS choice): • Coupled support • Support in natural constraint areas • Redistributive payment (+) * Payment for agricultural practices beneficial to climate change and the environment All payments subject to cross compliance All farmers will have access to the Farm Advisory System New design of direct
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    11 Mar 2014 -
    in a long rotation and to avoid that the conversions by small and organic farmers, that are exempted from obligations to reconvert, have a direct impact on the reconversion obligation of other farmers. Member States should be allowed to adapt their reference ratio in justified cases. (48) Article 46 of Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 lists the features and areas that can be applied as ecological focus