Agricultural Policy Formation in the European Community: The by MICHEL PETIT, MICHELE DE BENEDICTIS, DENIS BRITTON, MARTIJN


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A report of the European Parliament Agricultural Committee accepted in principle the quota system for milk, but wanted it to be "limited in time", and flexible enough to favour small farmers and disadvantaged regions. In addition, mountain areas would have to be exempt. At its November 14-15 meeting the Agricultural Council seemed to behave as foreseen in Agra-Europefs analysis. Feeling that agricultural reform in general was too complicated to present to the summit meeting in Athens, the Ministers selected four key dossiers (milk, cereals, MCAs, and oils and fats) for discussion there.

How would this have affected its power in ensuing negotiations. It is, of course, impossible to give a precise answer to these questions. What is sure is that the FNSEA exerted a very strong influence. Mr. Mitterrand had met the farm organization leaders prior to the Athens summit and his refusal of dairy quotas at that meeting reflects the political clout of the FNSEA. 41 THE APCA [kbazmbliz PeAmanznte. d'Ag/vicuituAn) Institutional setting APCA is made up of the Presidents of the Chambers of Agriculture in each "departement".

Defend their interests as defined by the farm organizations) within the constraints of what is acceptable to the government at large. In exchange, he must maximize the farmers'support to the government (or minimize their hostility). Such considerations define two important objectives of any Minister of Agriculture (defend the farmersTinterests, mobilize their political support). In the case of Mr Rocard, reaching these objectives was complicated by a specific constraint related to his position within the socialist party.

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