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Become a CAP Pro - online e-learning course on CAP reform now for free

Groupe de Bruges has been engaged in involving the general public in the debate about more sustainable European agriculture, food and corresponding policies in the past years. Last November the Groupe de Bruges launched a unique e-learning platform,, which has been built on the objective to increase and disseminate the knowledge and discussion of the reformed CAP not only for academics and other experts, but to make this rather complex policy also accessible in a simple way to the general public.The platform consists of five parts: CAP Game, CAP Basic videos, CAP Pro course, CAP Webinars & CAP Forums. We would like to raise your attention to the CAP Pro course, a comprehensive high-level e-learning course on the Common Agricultural Policy. The course has been developed by renowned academic and other experts from across Europe for all who are professionally active in the field of policy implementation, agriculture, food and rural development as well as for academics and students in these fields. The course consists of eight separate modules. See the attached brochure for more details.The course is available in English, Italian, French and German and can be followed in any order, at any time and at your own pace.Thanks to the European Commission and other sponsors, as off today we can offer this unique course absolutely for free! A certificate will be issued for those that successfully complete individual modules or the whole course. Check the ‘Can EU CAP it?’ website for more information. The other ‘Can EU CAP it?’ Projects’ features are also offered to you.
  • CAP Game - If you have the gaming gene or you just feeling competitive, the CAP Game is for you! It’s fun way to learn about European agriculture, food, environment and policy.  
  • CAP Webinars - each month experts will give a 30 minutes webinar on one of the current issues in the implementation of the CAP. Check the ‘Can EU CAP it?’ platform for more information and sign up for the next one. Topic is "CAP: greening or green-washing? Speaker: Samuel Féret, a Groupe de Bruges president, and also one of the founding fathers of ARC2020. He is a one of the authors for the CAP Pro course. To register, please follow this link:
  • CAP Basic videos – a series of 4 videos that will give you a visual overview of the main topics of the Common Agricultural Policy. Learn your CAP basics in a series of 10 minute videos.
  • CAP Forums – is a free space where everybody can share their opinions and experiences of the CAP and the learning platform, provide feedback and discuss with experts and other participants.
All aspects of the platform are free. Get your CAP on and join us!