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EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS - 06 DECEMBER
06 Dec 2016

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 06 DECEMBER

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President Juncker announces a communication on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy

The European Commission will have to adopt before the end of 2017 a Communication on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020. The announcement was made this morning in Brussels by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the occasion of the kick-off of the two-day DG AGRI annual conference on the prospects of the agricultural sector: “Simplification and modernization will therefore be the key words and the primary objective of the Communication on the future of the common agricultural policy which the Commission plans to adopt before the end of 2017,” explained President Juncker, Adding that “the first step will be a public consultation which will be launched at the beginning of next year and which will allow each of you to contribute to the debate on the direction that this strategic policy should take in the future. ‘Of capital importance’. In front of almost 400 representatives and actors in the agricultural markets, Commissioner Hogan said he was convinced that the CAP “should guarantee certain basic rules to ensure greater market resilience, more sustainable agricultural production and Better renewal of generations. ” More information below

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