MODULE ASSESSMENT ESSAYS Custom Essay.
ESSAY ONE (NUMBER FOUR) What are the objectives of the Common Agricultural Policy? How successful has the European Union been in achieving these objectives? The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has been responsible for regulating agricultural activities in the European Union and despite its success it has also been one of the complex, and controversial farm policy of all time. The CAP was established through the Treaty of Rome in the year 1957, with the aim of progressive creation of a common market as well as harmonization of the economic policies directly affecting agriculture among the initial six member states which included West Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Luxembourg and Belgium which were the original signatories (Baldwin and Wyplosz, 2006).