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CAP Reform

This blog entry will provide a regularly updated set of links to resources to the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy and attempts to reform this contentious and complex system of farm support.

Check below for suggested links

BBC News: EU plans CAP reforms for ‘greener’ farm subsidies (October 2011) See also this news video report

BBC News: Q&A: Reform of EU farm policy (October 2011)

Guardian: Agriculture needs massive investment to avoid hunger, scientists warn (November 2011)

Guardian: EU agriculture policy ‘still hurting farmers in developing countries’ (October 2011)

Guardian: Britain targets substantial reduction in European farm subsidies (October 2011)

Friends of the Earth: Natural resources campaign news

CAP Reform Campaign Website

DEFRA Farming and Farm Reform Home Page

Farmers Weekly - Interview with Tim Mead of Yeo Valley







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