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Europeans call EU to fix broken farm policy

Over 140 organisations from all over Europe representing consumers and the food sector - and those working to promote environmental protection, health, and animal welfare have joined a call for reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). 

The organisations have responded to an appeal by ‘Living Land’ – a broad campaign which recognises that the EU’s agriculture policy is devastating to both our climate and our environment, wiping out wildlife, harming public health, and is failing small and medium sized farmers as well as rural communities.

Trees Robijns, Senior EU Agriculture and Bioenergy Policy Officer, BirdLife Europe and Central Asia said: “With the ongoing online Public Consultation on the future of the CAP, there is a golden, indeed once in a lifetime, opportunity to tell the European Commission that the EU’s food and farming system is broken and needs fixing. Join Living Land and make your voice heard in the debate on the future of agriculture!”

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