IN-DEPTH: Are Europe’s CAP reform plans compatible with the Green Deal?

With MEPs and agriculture ministers coming under fire from green campaigners over their positions on a reformed Common Agriculture Policy, Robert Hodgson examines what is at stake for the environment.

by Robert Hodgson
A farmer at work in near Ghent, Belgium in April 2020. Green groups have called for more EU agricultural support to be tied to environmental services. (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)
A farmer at work in near Ghent, Belgium in April 2020. Green groups have called for more EU agricultural support to be tied to environmental services. (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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