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segunda-feira, 17 de abril de 2017

French farmers’ union puts post-2020 CAP consultation at risk



Only the Commission knows the number of consultations that have been sent. Agriculture Culture Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured) is clearly in the hot seat.
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In February, the European Commission officially launched a public consultation for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The consultation period is open until 2 May and through this process, several stakeholders are exchanging their views about what the future of European agriculture should look like.

In March, the leading French farmers’ union (Fédération Nationale des Syndicats d’Exploitants Agricoles-FNSEA) shared a response guide for the CAP consultation with its local sections, the Fédérations Départementales des Syndicats d’Exploitants Agricoles (FDSEA).

EURACTIV.com obtained this document, which raises severe concerns about the credibility of the process as well as data protection issues.
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In its letter, the FNSEA noted that NGOs, especially from Germany, had already gathered more than 8,000 replies to the questionnaire.
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