14-12-2012 09:06 AM | France

France to shift subsidies from crops to livestock

France plans to shift some agricultural subsidies from crop growers to livestock farmers to narrow a gap in revenue and productivity between the two sectors in the European Union's biggest farming economy.

Preventing a decline in small livestock farms has become a priority for Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll in an coming reform of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
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