FFS 028 - Money Well Spent? EU Farm Subsidies
Updated: Aug 9, 2018
Farm subsidies are central to agricultural policy. But do farmers need them?
In this episode, we discuss the ins and outs of the EU Common Agricultural Policy with Dr. Alan Matthews, Professor Emeritus of European Agricultural Policy at Trinity College, Dublin.
The origins of the EU Common Agricultural Policy
Hectare-based subsidies: how larger farms receive larger subsidies
Subsidies: a barrier or incentive for sustainable farming?
Agricultural lobbying in the EU
A silver lining of Brexit
A way forward for farming in Europe
Follow Dr. Alan Matthews on Twitter
EU CAP Reform Website
Harriet Bradley: ‘CAP 2020: A poor vintage?’
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