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8 November 2013

Outcomes of the high level Brussels CAP Conference from the 29th of October

Outcomes of the high level CAP Conference organised by CEEweb, ADEPT Foundation and EEB in Brussels on the 29th of October

On the 29th of October, CEEweb, ADEPT Foundation and EEB co-organized a high level conference in Brussels on the CAP reform. ‘From a Grey Deal to a Green Implementation of the Future CAP? Conference on the rolling out of the greening measures and recommendations for biodiversity-friendly Rural Development policy post 2013brought together policy makers, farmer organizations and non-governmental organizations to share and discuss experience on the previous CAP implementation, to describe the remaining opportunities, and to provide input to the future National Rural Development Programmes. Below you can find the presentations provided during the event. A detailed report of the conference will be out soon.

Session I: Focus on Pillar 1: Remaining opportunities for the environment in the future CAP direct payments

A new policy framework for a more sustainable EU agriculture (pdf) Pierre Bascou, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, EU Commission

Assessment of the final deal. Focus on the greening (pdf) Faustine Defossez, Senior Policy Officer, EEB

Measures applied to achieve the agri-nevironmental goals under Lithuanian RDP (pdf) Agne Prakapiene, Lithuanian Presidency

Session II (a)Focus on Pillar 2 (i): Lessons from the past seven years

Successses and challenges in the environmental delivery of RDPs 2007-2013 (pdf) Jana Polakova, IEEP

CEEweb study on RDPs from Central and Eastern European Countries (pdf) Nat Page, CEEweb-ADEPT

Session II (b): Focus on Pillar 2 – Remaining opportunities and actions needed to secure greening in the future CAP based on past experiences

Rural development policy and the environment, 2014-2020 (pdf) Mike McKenzie, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, EU Commission

Opportunities and actions needed to ensure the best environmental outcome of the future RDP (pdf) Jeremie Crespin, DG Environment, EU Commission

Environmental Land Management Scheme in England (pdf) Clive Porro, DEFRA, UK

NRDP Environmental Measures: Experiences from 2007-2013 implementation and the state of 2014-2020 NRDP development (pdf) Emil Sandulescu, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Romania

CAP Reform and Rural Development 2014-2020 (pdf) Marta Gergely Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Ecological farm Topa – traditions and eco values (pdf) Dan Cismas, Farmer Representative, Romania

The event was generously supported by the European Commission