Understanding the EU Common Agricultural Policy

Apr 18, 2014 | 09:47 GMT

Europe's Controversial Farming Policy
French farmers from the Farmers Confederation union demonstrate with a flock of sheep outside the Louvre on March 28 ahead of debates on the Common Agricultural Policy.


The controversial policy could see some changes, but major reform is not likely. Food security, specifically domestic production, will continue to concern European leaders, and agricultural producers will remain politically significant in most EU countries....