Based on the more than 300,000 contributions to the open consultation on the future CAP,

the European Commission has organised a conference in Brussels to present the results of the consultation.

The Conference "Have your say" is to take place in Bruxelles on 7th July 2017.

Interpretation and live web streaming in most EU languages will be provided during the conference.

See the programme for the Conference here. Pedro Brosei, Vice President of ELARD will be participating in the conference and Pedro has kindly volunteered to report back in brief on main issues.


The Commission received more than 300,000 contributions and a total of 1,417 position papers were submitted to the Open Consultation on Modernising and Simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) ending 2nd May.

Most of the answers came from individuals not involved in farming (93 %.)

Of the answers coming from organisations 77 % were directly Farming related. whereas 4 % came from organisations related to Rural Development

See more here