Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy has wide-ranging benefits to Scotland and our rural communities

Introduction to the CAP

Information about the Common Agricultural Policy and how it is managed in Scotland

Reform of the CAP

Find out why the Common Agricultural Policy has been updated and what's changed

Direct Payments

Information about Direct Payments and how they are managed

Scottish Rural Development Programme

Information about the Scottish Rural Development Programme

State aid and legal base

Information about the European regulations relating to SRDP schemes