Can the EU afford CAP?

New for 2012, we are running a regular monthly feature, ‘LEAF asks’. We will be asking our readers a new question each month! To kick it all off, here’s the first question on the hot topic of CAP reform.

What do you think? Answer above and comment below to expand. You can also follow the question on twitter by searching for #LEAFasks. We will reveal the results of the poll in February, subscribe for updates!


One response to “Can the EU afford CAP?

  1. I believe CAP is necessary as long as the subsidies are linked with providing defined and measurable public goods that are widely accepted and necessary for the society (preventing water pollution, maintaining soil fertility, preventing floods and runoff etc.). The scale of supported public goods of course depends on the money available. But leaving that responsibility only on member states would not work I think.

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