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Articles Tagged ‘Europe’

Call for proposals for innovation funding


The second of two Open Calls under the European Innovation Partnerships Initiative (EIP) has been launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Downsizing the CAP cake


The bigger a cake is, the easier it is to divide it to everyone’s satisfaction. The size of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) budget, then, has become the critical issue as far as Irish farmers are concerned, writes Matt O’Keeffe.

IFA writes to EC president on CAP budget


Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) president Joe Healy has written to the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, to make the case for continued strong EU funding of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020. 

Minister Creed highlights importance of CAP


Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has emphasised the importance of a strong and well financed Common Agricultural policy (CAP) for European agriculture, and for employment creation and economic development, particularly in rural areas.