Common Agricultural Policy As A Development Strategy For The EU Agriculture And Rural Areas
The EU strategy “Europe 2020” calls for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. The common agricultural
policy in the EU programming period 2014-2020 is to contribute to achieving such growth in agriculture and rural areas.
This paper is aimed at discussing whether the current set of instruments of the CAP is adequate for effective and efficient
achievement of the EU development strategy.
Keywords— Agriculture, Rural Development, Common Agricultural Policy.