EU farm policy reform as approved by MEPs

(Source: European Parliament)

On Friday, 25 June 2021, Parliament, Council and Commission negotiators reached an informal political deal on the EU Farm policy from 2023 onwards.

This Q&A provides further information on:

  • the measures that farmers should take to better protect the environment,
  • how to make EU farm policy fairer,
  • how to help farmers on the ground by providing targeted advice,
  • who should get EU-funded direct payments,
  • how much flexibility national governments will have in transferring EU money,
  • how to better prepare farmers to cope with future crises,
  • what rules will change regarding the wine sector,
  • whether meat and dairy-related terms can be applied to plant-based products, and
  • how to control compliance with EU rules more effectively while cutting red tape.

Further information

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