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WFD and Agriculture – Final synthesis 2005-06 of the SSG activity

April 2006 to December 2006
Under its mandate for 2005-06, the Strategic Steering Group (SSG) on WFD and Agriculture has initiated numerous activities including five issues reports and two important conferences hosted under the UK and Austrian presidency, respectively. Due to the huge amount of information and debates produced by these activities, a synthesis of the SSG activities during the duration of this mandate was identified to be necessary. The European Commission, DG Environment commissioned Ecologic to prepare this synthesis document. Read more
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WFD and Agriculture – Analysis of the pressures and impacts

April 2006 to October 2006

Under the mandate of the Common Implementation Strategy (CIS) of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), Ecologic and the Warsaw Agricultural University (WAU) have been commissioned to update the working document “WFD and Agriculture - Analysis of the Pressures and Impacts”. The initial report has been prepared in the frame of the DG RTD project “Common Agricultural Policy meets Water Framework Directive – Opportunities for the future” and presented at the UK Presidency conference on WFD and agriculture in September 2005.

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Common Agricultural Policy and Water Framework Directive

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24 March 2006
Berlin
Germany

Based on an initiative of the Grüne Liga e.V. a seminar with the title: On the way towards the "Good status"- Critical aspects of the WFD was held on 24 March 2006. Rainer Müssner from Ecologic gave a presentation about the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU and the Water Framework Directive. The main focus of Müssner's presentation was the linkages between these policy areas and options to create synergies.

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Support for the Implementation of the Water Framework Directive

February 2006 to February 2007

The implementation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) poses enormous challenges to the Member States as well as to the European Commission. As part of a pan-European consortium, Ecologic supports the European Commission in the implementation of the Directive. The main objective is to provide independent, impartial and punctual advice on scientific, socio-economic and technical issues related to the WFD.

The WFD entered into force in December 2002. For the implementation of the Directive to be successful and effective, a common understanding and approach across political bordersRead more

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Analysis of the Policy and Legal Linkages between CAP and WFD

WFD and Agriculture Linkages at the EU Level
Herbke, Nadine; Thomas Dworak and Zbigniew M. Karaczun 2006: Deliverable 2.1 - WFD and Agriculture - Linkages at the EU Level. Analysis of the Policy and Legal Linkages between CAP and WFD. Ecologic/Warsaw Agricultural University, Berlin/Warschau.Read more
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Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area

Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Project (STREP)
Müssner, Rainer; Stephanie Schlegel; Floor Brouwer et al. 2005: Deliverable 4 - CROSS-COMPLIANCE Facilitating the CAP reform: Compliance and competitiveness of European agriculture - Specific Targeted Research or Innovation Project (STREP) - Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area. Ecologic - Institute for International and European Environmental Policy/Wageningen University & Research Centre, Agricultural Economics Institute, Berlin.Read more
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WFD and Agriculture – Analysis of the Pressures and Impacts

Broaden the problem's scope
Herbke, Nadine; Thomas Dworak and Zbigniew M. Karaczun 2005: Deliverable 2.2 - WFD and Agriculture - Analysis of the pressures and impacts. Broaden the problem's scope. Ecologic/Warsaw Agricultural University, Berlin/Warschau.Read more

Cross Compliance: Costs, Benefits and Competition Effects

May 2005 to October 2007

One of the key elements of the latest 2003 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is compulsory compliance with environmental, food safety, animal welfare, and animal and plant health standards. Additionally it is required that farmers maintain their farmland in good agricultural and environmental condition as a condition for receiving direct payments. The project will focus on the investigation of the value-added resulting from introducing cross-compliance as a tool to improve compliance with existing standards; and the investigation of the cost implications and competitionRead more

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Water Framework Directive Meets Common Agricultural Policy - Opportunities for the future (CAP & WFD)

April 2005 to June 2006
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the Water Framework Directive (WFD) are two of the most influential European policies in the area of environmental issues. Within this sixth Framework Programme (FP6) project, Ecologic and the Warsaw Agricultural University (WAU) are analysing the legal and organisational interlinkages between both policies in order to elaborate future synergies while implementing, planning, financing and controlling the various requirements of the WFD and the CAP.Read more

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