The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced an extension to the closing date for the Public Consultation on Ireland’s next Agri-Food Strategy to 2030.
The consultation, composed of a public consultation document and an online survey, was opened by the Minister on the 31 July last and was due to close on October 1 2019. This has now been extended to close of business on Friday 18 October 2019.
Commenting, the Minister said: “The development of the next agri-food strategy will be a major milestone for the sector. I acknowledge that we are in a very busy period of consultation with our stakeholders on a range of policy areas and I am therefore keen to facilitate engagement on this particular consultation. I hope that by extending the closing date for submissions, all interested groups and individuals will contribute to the public consultation. This is your opportunity to have your say and I look forward to receiving everyone’s input”.