He Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is working with the autonomous communities and agricultural organizations, to advise and train all farmers and ranchers so that they can apply the new Common Agricultural Policy.
What is the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)?
The Common Agricultural Policy (PAC) aims to provide affordable food, safe and high quality to EU citizens; in addition to guaranteeing an equitable standard of living for farmers; conserve natural resources and respect the environment.
After many months of negotiations, the new Common Agricultural Policy will enter into force next January 1, 2023 and will have as objectives to show a more sustainable and social context, maintaining the balance between the economic and environmental goals in the country.
Ecoregimes, the most important novelty of the new CAP
Within the new approaches published by the ministry, the ecoregimes They will be one of the most significant novelties of the new CAP for farmers and ranchers. And what exactly are ecoregimes? They are a series of environmentally sustainable practices voluntary registration of farmers for whom they may receive a series of aid according to the hectares they have. The ecoregimes will suppose an economic endowment of 1,100 million euros per year.
The most important levers for the success of the plan
There are several available levers that will help make the plan a success. Undoubtedly, the most important thing will be to promote the training and advice personalized to each farmer, since, in many cases, they do not have access to information or digitization and therefore, it will be essential that the new CAP promote significant help and monitoring through the autonomous communities.
Other important levers will be the innovation and generational change. For all this, the CAP will allocate more than 168 million euros (2023-2027) to innovation and 220 million euros to aid for generational renewal for young farmers.
Among the novelties with the new PAC, Defeder will bet on the commitment to promote environmental, social, economic sustainability and help farmers in the Aragon Region in matters of innovation and customer services regarding the new agrarian policies. Together, for the country's agriculture!