Landscape issues of the EU Common Agricultural Policy reform: implications for modelling
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introduction of a decoupled single farm payment for EU farmers, independent from production; (limited coupled elements may be maintained to avoid abandonment of farming),
compulsory modulation (a reduction of direct payments exceeding € 5,000 to additionally finance the new rural development policy) and
link of the payments to compliance with environmental, food safety, animal and plant health and animal welfare standards, as well as the requirement to keep all farmland in good agricultural and environmental condition (‘cross-compliance’).
KeywordsMember State Landscape Element Common Agricultural Policy Direct Payment Minimum Maintenance
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