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Articles Tagged ‘Michael Creed’

€140m ANC payments announced

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced that payments under the 2016 Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) scheme and Areas of Specific Constraint (Islands) scheme, worth over €140m, have started issuing to almost 65,000 farmers.

Bord Bia targets international markets at SIAL

 

Bord Bia and a record 27 Irish food exporters are attending SIAL in Paris with a view to developing new business opportunities and maintaining existing trading relationships at the biggest food fair in the world this year.

Brexit and CAP – focus of ag ministers' meeting

 

The two main challenges facing Irish and European agri-food sectors, namely Brexit and the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), were central themes of a meeting between Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, and his recently-appointed French counterpart, Stéphane Travert, in Paris this morning (Friday, July 21).

Burren programme open for applications

 

The opening of tranche 2 of the Burren programme for applications from interested farmers has been announced by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed.

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.

Creed announces €4.3 million EMFF grants for seafood and aquaculture sectors

 

Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has announced the award of €4.3 million in grants to 51 seafood enterprises under 5 Schemes launched earlier this year under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) Operational Programme for the seafood sector. The grants are co-funded by the Exchequer and EMFF and subject to terms and conditions.

Creed announces €725,000 payments under the Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced payments totalling €725,000 to 49 participants under the 2016 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme. These projects were approved earlier this year and all works have now been completed and payment made to the farmers concerned.

Creed announces CEDRA Rural Innovation and Development Fund recipients

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has highlighted the projects that have received funding this year under the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA) Rural Innovation and Development Fund, totalling €804,825, for initiatives to promote and develop social farming projects in rural areas.

Creed appoints independent Aquaculture Licensing Review Group

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed announced the appointment of an independent Aquaculture Licensing Review Group to review the process of licensing for aquaculture and its associated legal framework in keeping with actions identified in Food Wise 2025 and Ireland’s National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development.

Creed calls for maximum flexibility in dairy aid package

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has called for maximum flexibility for member states, including Ireland, to be factored in to the dairy aid package currently being considered by the commission. Minister Creed was speaking at a meeting of the EU Council of Agriculture Ministers in Luxembourg.