The Ministry of Agriculture is formulating its national strategic plan, which aims to allocate 9 billion euros in annual aid for the next common agricultural policy between the various sectors.
Everything happens behind the scenes. However, occasionally for nearly a month, tractors and farmers took to the streets to demonstrate. In Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand, Rennes, Dijon, Toulouse or Paris…the demonstrations are the only tangible sign of the duel. Indeed, the Ministry of Agriculture has entered the stage of substantive consultations with all parties.Challenge: Allocate the 9 billion euros in aid provided by the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) among French farmers, which will apply to FranceYes January 2023. The first arbitration is expected to be conducted before the end of April.
By July 2020, it is time to reach an agreement. After the intense negotiations in Brussels ended, Emmanuel Macron congratulated himself for winning the maintenance of the current CAP budget. Of course, considering inflation, it may drop by nearly 10%. However, this level of satisfaction is commensurate with the fear caused by the first edition proposed by the European Commission. Eventually a copy was revised in the context of the Covid-19-related crisis, and it received additional rewards due to the European recovery plan.
The beautiful consensus has always existed. Now, we must share the envelope and various departments, dairy cow breeding, beef cattle breeding, field crops, toffee and dia. The committee, parliament and council are continuing discussions in Brussels to finalize the overall structure of this European policy. A common position is expected in May. Each country must develop a National Strategic Plan (PSN) without delay, which is a local version of the Brussels Roadmap. The PSN will be delivered to Brussels for verification at the end of the year. Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture hopes to prepare a copy of it before the summer and submit it to the public consultation stage in the fall.
The government has decided to start discussions on the first pillar of assistance, which is the largest subsidy amount of 6.8 billion euros. It includes direct assistance paid based on the number of hectares of the farm, redistribution costs (the costs of medium-sized farms in the first 52 hectares), additional payments for young farmers, and auxiliary assistance for certain products (such as cows). Cows, dairy cows, sheep, goats, protein crops, soybeans or fruits.
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