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About Maeve Doran-Schiratti

Maeve Doran-Schiratti is deputy head of Cabinet for Franz Fischler, Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries. She has worked intensively on the implementation of the Uruguay Round and the development of the Common Agricultural Policy.

Articles by Maeve Doran-Schiratti

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Manuel Serrano

Manuel Serrano is junior editor at DemocraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Does the CAP fit?

The European Union’s common agricultural policy is coming under sustained attack from all sides. Should it be scrapped, or reformed? An insider from the office of the commissioner for Agriculture for the EU explains some of the principles of reform – decoupling, degressivity, modulation – and argues that the reformed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) emerging from the Doha Development Round, will lead to a fairer, and sustainable, Europe wide policy.
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