What are the different political parties‘ positions – in Germany and at EU level – likely to be regarding CAP reform? (written by Sebastian Lakner, edited by Oliver Moore from Arc2020, first posted on the website arc2020.eu).
The debate on the next reform on the common agricultural policy (CAP) 2020 in Germany is taking shape. Political actors are announcing their positions for the next reform 2020. In this post I will describe how the political actors in Germany are positioning themselves on direct payments beyond 2020. Is there momentum for change? Is support for more targeted programs and more efficient use of taxpayers money in agricultural policy emerging?