AGRI-Committee of the European Parliament adopts its report on CAP Strategic Plans regulation
On 2 April, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI Committee) of the European Parliament has adopted its reports on CAP Strategic Plans Regulation. This Regulation encompasses rural development interventions, which are of high importance for the forest sector.
Feedback on the European Commission Roadmap: evaluation of the CAP impacts on habitats, landscape and biodiversity
The Confederation of European Forest Owners welcomes the European Commission initiative to evaluate the impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy on habitats, landscape and biodiversity.
CEPF calls for a strong Rural Development Policy in the Commission’s plan on the future CAP
On 29 November the European Commission presented its Communication on the future of the CAP post 2020, outlining the vision for the future of food and farming in the EU. CEPF emphasises the need for a strong rural development policy in the CAP and a higher level role of forestry.