60 Ideas for Europe

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In a reformed EU budget spending programmes should be forward-looking and reflect common goals and priorities. The regulatory tasks of the European Union do not require large resources, although larger spending seem in order to fund projects of common interest in the fields of research, material and immaterial infrastructures, internal and external security, and also,… » read more

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UK rebate

The so-called UK rebate is an anomaly, as the UK government itself has recognized. It is true that the Financial Perspectives reduced it to 4,000 million €. It is also true that the justification for the UK rebate is based in the continuing excessive cost of the CAP (now reduced to 43% of the EU… » read more

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This a great project and oportunity to perform the activities in Agriculture in Europe. This miraculous project was sucessfully developed in South Korea and it began when Mr Yong Ki Kim claimed strongly to God because South Korea was dominated by the japanese people. God revealed him how to work focus to a new and… » read more

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CAP is out of date

European agriculture is characterised by a massive overproduction each year, hence the so called “lakes of wine/milk” which are so often referred to. For instance, billions of liters of wine are not sold each year, especially in France, Italy or Spain and yet the CAP still pays for wine makers to produce as much. Since… » read more

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CAP Reform

CAP must deliver environmental outcomes The CAP is the most important European policy influencing how people manage their land. Some reform of the CAP has taken place. This has decoupled payments from production, generated and increased funding for rural development measures, and introduced basic environmental standards across most farms. However wildlife habitats and the quality… » read more

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A Focus on Innovation

The CAP and structural funds for developing regions still take up the lion’s share of the EU budget. While both of these are necessary to an extent, neither is going to help the EU face off the most serious threats to its long-term prosperity – competition from China and India. If Europe is to remain… » read more

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The Common Agricultural Policy is still a necessity to ensure general food security and rural livelihoods, but its current structure is still badly outdated and it chews up far too much of the EU budget. Why not instead divert a significant proportion of the CAP’s funding structure towards growing biofuels and also biofuel research? 1.… » read more

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Rising food prices

Inflation has been a huge problem in Europe during the last year. In most of media we can hear that reasons for that are growing demand for food in developing countries, bad weather and the loss of farmland to biofuel crops. First milk, then bread, pasta, butter and meat ..what is next? We won’t be… » read more

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