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This evaluation will assess the extent to which the EU’s farm policy (the common agricultural policy) has helped farmers manage the soil more sustainably.

Agriculture and rural development
Type of act
Staff working document


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Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • Catalan Ministry Agriculture. Soils Service (Spain)
    27 Agosto 2019 Public authority
    Catalan Ministry Agriculture. Soils Service (Spain)

    MEDIDAS PARA REDUCIR LA PÉRDIDA DE MATERIA ORGÁNICA DE LOS SUELOS Antecedentes Las zonas mediterráneas se caracterizan por tener un régimen pluviométrico muy bajo. En 2017 la mayor parte de la superficie de Catalunya registró precipitaciones acumuladas entre 250 y 550 mm (SMC, 2017). Los suelos de estas áreas tienen un bajo contenido de materia orgánica, siendo inferior al 2 % de carbono orgánico en la capa superficial del suelo .Se puesto ...

  • European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) (Belgium)

    The European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) supports the proposal to evaluate the impact of EU farm policy on soil management, because soil resources, both quantity (limitation of soil erosion) and quality (soil fertility potential and contamination avoidance) are critical to ensuring future food production and rural prosperity. We suggest, in $A. Context, para. 2, after “soil erosion, compaction, organic matter, biodiversity,...

  • Anonymous (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Business association
    Anonymous (Belgium)

    FarmTech Society (FTS) is an international nonprofit association, that unites and supports the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry. FTS strengthens the CEA sector as it develops and implements resilient, future-proof methods and technologies for the indoor growing of agriculture products. We welcome the European Commission invitation to help assess the extent to which the EU’s farm policy (the common agricultural policy) has...

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