The CAP after 2020: outline for a redesign.
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has undergone many changes in the last fifty years. It has added a variety of new objectives including the management of natural resources and rural development and has seen a sharp revision of its policy tools. The structure of the CAP post-2020 is currently being considered. This study makes several recommendations for this new structure with the intent to connect the CAP to three domains: (A) Income of farmers in the European Union; (B) sustainability objectives for nature, environment and climate; (C) competitiveness and regional development.