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Cap post 2013.ppt

  1. 1. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View • Peter Young, Irish Farmers Journal• Eimear Ní Bhroin, European Commission • Denis Naughten TD
  2. 2. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View Chairperson Cllr. Dominic Connolly
  3. 3. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View Introduction Cllr. Laurence Fallon
  4. 4. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View Peter Young Irish Farmers Journal
  5. 5. CAP post 2014 A Local, National & European ViewEimear Ní Bhroin European Commission
  6. 6. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European ViewDenis Naughten TD
  7. 7. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Denis Naughten TD WelcomePutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  8. 8. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Impact of CAP proposalsA local perspectivePutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  9. 9. CAP post 2014 A local perspectivePutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  10. 10. CAP post 2014 A local perspective The CAP Budget reform Redistribution of CAP fundsDirect payment funds (pillar 1) -between Member States over period 2014-2020 - within Member StatesRedistribution of rural development funds (pillar 2) - allocations by Member State based on objective criteria(All Member States may transfer up to 10% of pillar 1 national ceiling to pillar 2 –decision by1/08/2013) Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  11. 11. CAP post 2014 A local perspective European Commission’s budget proposals Proposed Total CAP Budget 2014 -2020 (at current prices)Direct payments & markets €317.2bn (76%)Rural Development €101.2bn (24%)Total Pillar 1 & 2 €418.4bn(100%) Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  12. 12. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Redistribution of CAP funds between Member StatesDirect payments - redistribution & convergence of funds (pillar 1)Member States with direct payments below 90% of EU-27 average will be able to close 1/3 of the gap between their current level and 90% of average payments Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  13. 13. CAP post 2014 A local perspectivePutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  14. 14. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Convergence to flat rate system by 2019- Abolish current entitlement system by 31st Dec 2013 (new one on 1st Jan 2014)- Member States with historic payments – 40% of basic payment must be flat-rate in 2014-further 60% redistribution progressively to 2019 Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  15. 15. CAP post 2014 A local perspective What does flat rating mean?-Current national envelope €1.5bn -divide by no of Hectares = €270/ha -less deductions = €230/ha (subject to 30% greening = €69/ha)Estimated basic payment = €161/ha Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  16. 16. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Average SFP € /Ha by County1.Laois 386.82 14.Dublin 323.262.Kilkenny 384.60 15.Longford 314.173.Carlow 378.49 16.Limerick 307.814.Wexford 377.98 17.Cavan 290.795.Meath 376.06 18.Roscommon 281.986.Louth 372.88 19.Wicklow 274.087.Tipperary 362.52 20.Clare 255.098.Monaghan 354.22 21.Galway 245.909.Cork 348.11 ----average 230-----10.Offaly 345.14 22.Sligo 214.0011.Kildare 344.72 23. Kerry 199.7912.Waterford 342.44 24. Mayo 194.5013.Westmeath 325.33 25.Leitrim 193.84 26.Donegal 192.88Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  17. 17. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Historic SFP Flat Rate SFPSource Teagasc Source Teagasc Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  18. 18. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Flat rating by region? -estimated proportion of national envelope in Connacht €222m -divide by no of Hectares = €228.7/ha -less deductions = €195/ha (subject to 30% greening = €58.5/ha) Estimated basic payment = €136.5/haPutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  19. 19. CAP post 2014 A local perspectiveAverage SFP € /Ha by Connacht County 1.Roscommon 281.98 2.Galway 245.90 3.Sligo 214.00 -----average €195----- 4. Mayo 194.50 5.Leitrim 193.84Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  20. 20. Historic SFP Source Teagasc
  21. 21. Flat Rate SFP Source Teagasc
  22. 22. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Capping of direct payments- Only active farmers to be eligible for direct payments. - Main definition proposed: ineligible if direct payments less than 5% of total non-agricultural receipts (does not apply if direct payments less than €5000 in previous year)-Degressive payment above €150k; max. payment €300k - Greening payments and declared salaries (including taxes & social security linked to employment) deducted before capping-Funds accruing from capping added to RuralDevelopment funds in the Member State Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  23. 23. CAP post 2014 A local perspective GreeningPutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  24. 24. CAP post 2014 A local perspectivePutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  25. 25. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Greening -crop diversification – min. 3 crops on arable land; each crop must be between 5 – 70% of area -permanent grassland – maintain at least 95% of hectares in 2014.-ecological focus areas – no production on 7% of all eligible hectares except permanent grassland. Can include existing areas. All farmers receiving basic payment must respect greening requirements Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  26. 26. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Small farmer scheme-All farmers eligible; minimum payment €500/ max. €1000. Average payment in Co. Roscommon €6k & Co. Leitrim €4k -Exempt from cross compliance penalties, greening & financial discipline -Not eligible for additional payments (greening, young farmers, natural constraints, coupled support) max. 10% of direct payments national ceiling Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  27. 27. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Young farmers scheme - For farmers under 40 setting-up for max. 5 years- This is in addition to setting-up grant under Rural Development 11% Roscommon & 13% Leitrim Farmers U35 (CSO, 2000) Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  28. 28. CAP post 2014 A local perspective Young farmers scheme- 25% top-up to basic hectare payment for up to 5 years with max. n° hectares - up to 89 ha depending on Member State average size - max. 2% of direct payments national ceiling Putting People First Denis Naughten TD
  29. 29. CAP post 2014 A local perspectivePutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  30. 30. CAP post 2014 A local perspectiveKey priorities Retain CAP Budget Maximum flexibility on implementationPutting People First Denis Naughten TD
  31. 31. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View Q&A
  32. 32. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European ViewWhat you can do, now !
  33. 33. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View Roscommon Initiative: Over Christmas, get your family to Contact their local MEP & MP throughout Europe
  34. 34. CAP post 2014A Local, National & European View Thank You

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