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