“There is a higher risk that this could achieve the opposite of our common goals and lead to a lower climate and environmental ambition,” agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan told ministers at an EU Council debate on post-2020 CAP reforms on Monday.
Finland’s agriculture minister Jari Leppä put forward the Finnish EU presidency’s proposal that achieving a higher environmental benefit could be simplified by setting a single common percentage of funding, or a fixed amount per country.
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