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Individual Farm Model for Common Agricultural Policy Analysis

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policy support

policy role

The IFM-CAP model is designed to simulate EU-wide economic impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy and farm related policies targeted by the European Green Deal. The IFM-CAP can also be used to model environmental impacts of policies at farm level. The model provides detailed policy impacts at individual farm level on various economic and environmental indicators. More precisely, the IFM-CAP model allows a flexible assessment of a wide range of farm-specific policies; reflects the full heterogeneity of EU farms in terms of policy representation and impacts; covers all main agricultural production activities in the EU; provides a detailed analysis of different farming systems; and estimates the distributional impacts of policies across the farm population.

IFM-CAP was applied to support the following policy initiatives:

policy cycle

This model contribute to the following policy cycle

policy areas

This model can contribute to the following policy areas

Agriculture and rural development
Banking and financial services
Borders and security
Business and industry
Climate action
Culture and media
Digital economy and society
EU enlargement
Economy, finance and the euro
Education and training
Employment and social affairs
European neighbourhood policy
Food safety
Foreign affairs and security policy
Fraud prevention
Home affairs
Humanitarian aid and civil protection
Institutional affairs
International cooperation and development
Justice and fundamental rights
Maritime affairs and fisheries
Migration and asylum
Public health
Regional policy
Research and innovation
Single market

impact assessments

This model supported the ex-ante impact assessments of the European Commission listed below.

  1. 01 June 2018