Published on 04-06-10
In response to popular demand, the deadline for contributions to the public
debate on the future of the EU's Common Agriculture Policy has been
extended by a further week (until June 11).
Launched by Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Dacian Ciolos on
12 April, well over 3,700 responses have already been received.
The debate centres around four basic questions about the future of the
Why do we need a CAP?
What do citizens expect from agriculture?
Why reform the CAP?
What tools do we need for the CAP of tomorrow?
After the debate closes, independent experts will prepare an analysis of the
responses. This will be presented at a conference in Brussels on the
19/20 July which will have a wider look at the future of the CAP.