European Commission questioned on agricultural resilience and Common Agricultural Policy
15 January 2016
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee continues its inquiry into price volatility and agricultural resilience by taking evidence from the European Commission on Agricultural Resilience and the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
- Parliament TV: Price volatility and agricultural resilience
- Inquiry: Price volatility and agricultural resilience
- EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
Wednesday 20 January in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
- Tassos Haniotis, Director, Economic Analysis, Perspectives and Evaluations; Communication, DG AGRI, European Commission
- How does the Commission ensure that the long term effects political decisions such as trade sanctions are accounted for in the development of agricultural policy?
- What are the main features of the risk management toolkit within the Common Agricultural Policy?
- What is the Commission's view about the role of Direct Payments under Pillar I?
- How is the Commission supporting research and innovation in agriculture?
- How is the Commission working to encourage farmers to participate in information and knowledge sharing activities?
- What assessment has the Commission made of the general trend displayed in other countries of a shift from direct support to insurance?
- What is the role of the European Investment Bank in supporting farmers with Financial Instruments?
- What consideration has been given to risk management measures when thinking about the 2020 CAP reform?