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Special Report 20/2021: Sustainable water use in agriculture: CAP funds more likely to promote greater rather than more efficient water use

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has published special report 20/2021 “Sustainable water use in agriculture: CAP funds more likely to promote greater rather than more efficient water use”. EU policies are unable to ensure farmers use water sustainably. The impact of agriculture on water resources is major and undeniable. But farmers benefit from too many exemptions from EU water policy that hinder efforts to ensure sound water use.
Date: 28 Sep 2021