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Common Agricultural Policy options for reform and their potential impact

This background briefing outlines the main reform scenarios for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and their impacts on key stakeholders: consumers, small farmers, developing countries and the environment. It was prepared for Sustain by the Institute for European Environment Policy.

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This background briefing outlines the main reform scenarios for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and their impacts on key stakeholders: consumers, small farmers, developing countries and the environment. It was prepared for Sustain by the Institute for European Environment Policy.


Report contents

 

Introduction

The background to CAP reform

  • Proposals for reform
  • The modified status quo
  • The Cork model
  • Radical liberalisation

Potential impacts of reform

  • On consumers
  • On small farms
  • On Developing Countries
  • On the environment

Conclusions

References and Bibliography

Common Agricultural Policy options for reform and their potential impact
2002 | 461Kb

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Sustainable farming policy: Sustain encourages integration of sustainable food and farming into local, regional and national government policies.

2002
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