CAP at a glance
An overview of the objectives, history and current rules of the common agricultural policy (CAP), supporting farmers and ensuring Europe’s food security.
The CAP in your country
A factsheet for each EU country with information and data, including the benefits and achievements supported through the common agricultural policy.
Future of the CAP
Key elements of the future common agricultural policy proposed by the European Commission.
Farmers receive income support from the EU budget. Together with market measures and rural development, income support is a bedrock of the CAP.
Measures and rules to support and regulate EU agricultural markets, producer organisations, and international agri-food trade and competition.
Rural development and support
The EU promotes vibrant rural areas. Together with market measures and income support, rural development measures are at the heart of the CAP.