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A qui profitent les transferts par les crédits du FEOGA ?

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  • Lucien Bourgeois

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[eng] The EAGGF expenses are often considered as a help to agricultural producers only. Such a help would be requested because of an insufficient competitivity of European farmers. Then, the increasing budgetary expenses would be the result of the more and more "artificial" protection of the Community production. In fact, the problem is set differently. As a matter of fact, we can note that a good many decisions are incomprehensible as far as the interest of the producer is concerned ; we have to look for other explanations. In fact, the choices that are carried out depend on many arbitrations between the confronted powers. It does not appear obvious, when considering figures, that the expansion of agricultural production, a better distribution of income between farmers or a will of the Community for nutritious indépendance are the most frequently used criterion. In fact, supplying consumers at the lowest price and indirectly backing up the rest of are sometimes what is prevailing. [fre] On analyse souvent les dépenses du FEOGA* comme une aide aux seuls producteurs agricoles. Cette aide serait rendue nécessaire par une compétitivité insuffisante des agriculteurs européens. L'accroissement des dépenses budgétaires serait donc la conséquence de !a protection de pJus en plus «artificielle» de la production communautaire. Dans la réalité, le problème se pose autrement, on constate en effet qu'un certain nombre de décisions sont incompréhensibles dans l'optique de l'intérêt du producteur et qu'il faut chercher d'autres explications. Les choix réalisés dépendent, en fait, de nombreux arbitrages entre les forces en présence. Il n'apparaît pas évident, au vu des chiffres, que l'expansion de la production agricole, la meilleure répartition dans les revenus entre agriculteurs ou la volonté d'indépendance alimentaire de la communauté soient les critères les plus utilisés. En fait, l'approvisionnement des consommateurs au prix le plus bas et le soutien indirect au reste de l'économie sont parfois prédominants.

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  • Lucien Bourgeois, 1981. "A qui profitent les transferts par les crédits du FEOGA ?," Économie rurale, Programme National Persée, vol. 145(1), pages 20-24.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:recoru:ecoru_0013-0559_1981_num_145_1_2795 Note: DOI:10.3406/ecoru.1981.2795
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    1. Louis P. Mahé & Michel Roudet, 1980. "La politique agricole française et l'Europe verte : impasse ou révision ?," Économie rurale, Programme National Persée, vol. 135(1), pages 12-27.
    2. J. F. Van Riemsdijk, 1973. "A system of direct compensation payments to farmers as a means of reconciling short-run to long-run interests," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 1(2), pages 161-189.
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