The EU co-legislators continue speed up work on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) revision for the 2021-27 programming period ahead of the upcoming European elections. The work on the CAP is expected to continue after the elections and summer break and the new Parliament can decide whether to continue the current legislature or start over. The communication outlines the way ahead for the CAP, focusing on making it simpler and ensuring the best value-for-money. The European Commission sets ground for a discussion on a more flexible approach to implementing the policy for more effective results. Knowledge and innovation are essential for a smart, resilient and sustainable agricultural sector. The future of CAP will both encourage increased investment in research and innovation and enable farmers and rural communities to benefit from it. Click here to learn more.