The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, has affirmed that in the elaboration of the Strategic Plan of the CAP a definition of genuine farmer has been proposed that will give preferential treatment to producers who depend most on their agricultural income, such as the case of ranchers.
In addition, Planas has indicated that it will defend the maintenance of the aid coupled to the beef, goat and sheep sectors in the next period, as they are highly relevant for the development of this sector.
The proposal to reform the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Commission introduces a profound change in the way in which its instruments should be designed, since it goes from being a policy based on the description of the requirements that the final beneficiaries must meet. of aid to a policy aimed at achieving concrete results, linked to three general objectives:
- The promotion of a smart, resilient and diversified agricultural sector that guarantees food security;
- The intensification of care for the environment and action for the climate, helping to achieve the climate and environmental objectives of the EU;
- Strengthening the socio-economic fabric of rural areas.