Figure 3. Absolute risk-management aids distribution by MS (million €) in 2007-2013. Pillar 1 Aids in the vertical axis and State Aids in the horizontal axis

State of Play of Risk Management Tools Implemented by Member States During the Period 2014-2020: National and European Framework

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Research Centre for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risks (CEIGRAM): Isabel Bardají, Alberto Garrido  (Coordinators) CEIGRAM: Irene Blanco, Ana Felis, José María Sumpsi Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography (CSIC): Tomás García-Azcárate With the collaboration of: University Grenoble Alpes: Geoffroy Enjolras University of Naples Federico II: Read more…

Figure 7: The complexity of food supply system

Food value chain in the EU – How to improve it and strengthen the bargaining power of farmers

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Alessandro SORRENTINO, Carlo RUSSO, Luca CACCHIARELLI Short link to this post: Available languages: This study was published in the reference document of the Workshop on the “Effects of the structural changes on EU farming: How to better support the European model of agriculture of Read more…

Figure 10: The agro-food trade balance of the EU-10 and EU-15 in the periods 2004-2006 and 2012-2014.

Farm structural change in Central and Eastern Europe and the CAP

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Research Institute of Agricultural Economics (AKI), Hungary: Szabolcs Biró, Gyula Dudás, Andrew Fieldsend, József Fogarasi, Eszter Hamza, Krisztina Miskó, Gyöngyi Kürthy, Norbert Potori, Katalin Rácz, Ildikó Tikász, Orsolya Tóth, Szabolcs Vágó, Edina Varga, Eszter Varga Short link to this post: Available languages: This study Read more…

Figure 1.2: Partial budgetary balances (PBB) for pre-allocated funds by Member States; 2014-2020 (percentage share of NBB)

Implementation of the First Pillar of the CAP 2014–2020 in the EU Member States

Original publication: July 2015 Authors: Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria (Council for Agricultural Reseach and Economics) (CRA-INEA), Roma, Italy: Roberto Henke (project leader), Maria Rosaria Pupo D’Andrea (scientific editor), Theodoros Benos (consultant), Tatiana Castellotti, Fabio Pierangeli, Simona Romeo Lironcurti. Università di Roma Tre, Roma, Italy: Read more…

Production volume index of industrial compound feed production of EU-27 Member States with more than 5 Mt (2000, base year)

Overview of the Agricultural Inputs Sector in the EU

Original publication: July 2015 Authors: Wageningen University: Justus Wesseler, Alessandro Bonanno, Dušan Drabik, Valentina C. Materia, Luca Malaguti, Marcel  Meyer, and Thomas J. Venus Short link to this post: Available languages: Background The development of input markets has always been an important issue for the agricultural sector and its stakeholders. Price and quality Read more…

Figure 4. Combined market share of the five largest retailer chains (2004-2007)

Extent of Farmland Grabbing in the EU

Original publication: May 2015 Authors: Transnational Institute: Sylvia Kay, Jonathan Peuch, Jennifer Franco Short link to this post: Available languages: This study examines the issue of farmland grabbing in the EU. Europe is largely believed to be situated outside of the “global land grab”, the popular term to describe Read more…


Towards New Rules for the EU’s Fruit and Vegetables Sector – An EU Northern Member States Perspective

Original publication: February 2015 Author: Wageningen University: Jos Bijman Short link to this post: Available languages: The EU actively supports the fruit and vegetable (F&V) sector through the Common Market Organisation (CMO) for F&V. The key objective of this F&V scheme is to strengthen the competitiveness of producers. In Read more…

Comparative Analysis of Risk Management Tools Supported by the 2014 US Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020

Comparative analysis of risk management tools supported by the 2014 Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020

Original publication: December 2014 Authors: UMR SMART-LERECO, Agrocampus Ouest INRA: Jean Cordier Short link to this post: Available languages:   The 2014 Farm Bill includes risk management tools as an integral component of national agricultural policy whereas the CAP 2014-2020 seems to include them as an afterthought. While EU Read more…