EU’s Common Agricultural Policy: Key Things You Should Know - Slow Food International

EU’s Common Agricultural Policy: Key Things You Should Know

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the oldest EU’s policies. After more than a decade of post-World War II food shortages and hunger, it was introduced in 1962 to increase agricultural production, ensure food security, protect farmers’ quality of life and stabilize markets while maintaining reasonable prices for consumers. Today, the CAP amounts … Continue reading EU’s Common Agricultural Policy: Key Things You Should Know