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EU agriculture has successfully passed its “health check” which governments had asked for in December 2005 when allotting it the biggest slice of EU budget expenditures 2007-13. Never before since the start of the common agricultural policy has Europe’s agriculture been in such a good shape as today. Forgotten are three decades of milk lakes,… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

World agricultural prices have reached record levels in early 2008. They are roughly 65 percent higher than five years ago, when the main lines of the present agricultural policy underwent the last revision. Both OECD and FAO expect agricultural prices to stay at this high level and even keep rising during the next decade. After… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein