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This section provides an overview of the actors who have an interest in a leaner, greener CAP. They can be divided into four groups:

The payers
those who pay the price of a wasteful and ineffective CAP: Consumers, Businesses, Tax payers, Water users, Maritime interests.
The recipients
those who want to get more money out of the CAP: Organic food producers, Forest owners.
The idealists
those who have no material interest in the CAP: Environmentalists, Animal welfare activists, Development/fair trade activists, Pro-Europeans.
Governmental actors
Member states, European Commission, European Parliament, European Court of Auditors.

You can find a detailed description of individual organizations and networks active in CAP and land-use politics here