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Future Implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy in Scotland: A Consultation Paper

DescriptionThe Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is the main form of support to farmers in Europe. Major reforms in 2003, simplified previous subsidy payments into a single scheme, the Single Farm Payment Scheme. The 2003 reforms decoupled payments from production and made them conditional to meeting certain environmental, animal health and welfare and food safety requirements (known as cross-compliance). As part of the ongoing reforms to the CAP, the European Commission has undertaking an initial con
Official Print Publication DateJune 2008
Website Publication DateJune 13, 2008