January 13, 2020

Simplifying CAP

Simplicity, flexibility and consistency are at the heart of recommendations to improve how we support farming and food production in the future.

A taskforce set up to look at changes to the way the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is delivered during the transition period 2021-2024 has recommended a number of improvements. These include changes to online land mapping systems and appeals processing in order to take a more proportional approach to financial penalties when errors are found. The taskforce also suggested that capital grant rules should be standardised.

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