Welfare Under CAP Proposals Could be Neglected

EU - Small farmers will not be penalised for neglecting cross compliance, under new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) propsals.
calendar icon 18 November 2011
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The proposals suggest that any farmer claiming support in 2014 may decide to participate in the 'Small will look at benefiting small farmers through an annual payment between €500 and €1000, regardless of farm size.

The Commission estimates that 2.5 million small European farmers will benefit from the CAP proposals.

Participants will face less stringent cross-compliance requirements, and be exempt from greening.

A small farmer is one complying with the minimum claim threshold.

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