2010 Declaration

For an Ambitious Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy

A wake-up call for policy-makers to thoroughly reform the CAP. All European agricultural economists are invited to sign the declaration on-line.



  • Ewa Rabinowicz, Professor at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
  • Paolo De Castro, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament.
  • Pekka Pesonen, Secretary-General of the European farmer union Copa-Cogeca.
  • Valentin Zahrnt, Research Associate at the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE).
  • Tassos Haniotis, Director of Economic Analysis, Perspectives and Evaluations at the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • Ernst-Detlef Schulze, contributer to the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for the IPCC and lead researcher of the 'Assessment of the European Terrestrial Carbon Balance'.



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