9 June 2016 | Government | 6296 views

'Does the CAP still fit?', new report from the Food Research Collaboration

The European Union's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) needs to become a “Common Sustainable Food Policy” to remain relevant for the 21st century, according to a new report from the Food Research Collaboration.

The briefing paper, Does the CAP still fit?, argues that policy makers need to address and integrate currently disparate food issues alongside agricultural matters. These issues include carbon reduction, water conservation, food waste reduction, public health and consumer satisfaction.