The CAP and job creation in rural areas

19-10-2016

Many of the EU's rural areas are facing serious economic and demographic challenges, and the number of farmers has decreased drastically over the last few decades. As discussions have already begun on possible ways to reform the current common agricultural policy (CAP), an own-initiative report on the policy's role in creating jobs in rural areas is due to be debated and voted at the European Parliament's second October plenary session.

Many of the EU's rural areas are facing serious economic and demographic challenges, and the number of farmers has decreased drastically over the last few decades. As discussions have already begun on possible ways to reform the current common agricultural policy (CAP), an own-initiative report on the policy's role in creating jobs in rural areas is due to be debated and voted at the European Parliament's second October plenary session.