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Community Politics

Green Growth Is The Way Forward

Minster for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots MLA says that developing and defending our natural assets is key to creating a resilient economy and a healthy environment and should be at the heart of future Government policies and business strategies. The Minister made his comments during a speech to mark Mannok Sustainability Week […]

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Agriculture

NORTHERN IRELAND GREENHOUSE GAS PROJECTION STATISTICS RELEASED

Northern Ireland greenhouse gas projection statistics based on 2018 greenhouse gas inventory statistics have been published by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). This statistical report is updated annually and details the Northern Ireland greenhouse gas (GHG) projections. It projects emissions of GHGs in NI from 2019 to 2030 and considers the […]

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Agriculture

MINISTER LAUNCHES ENVIRONMENTAL ENGAGEMENT INDEX FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots has announced the launch of the Environmental Engagement Index for Northern Ireland. The Environmental Engagement Index is unique to Northern Ireland as we lead the way in exploring engagement and connection to nature by using this yearly survey. Research has shown that if people are engaged with […]

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Agriculture Politics

COMPLIANCE PROTOCOL AND GUIDANCE FOR AUTHORISED TRADERS PUBLISHED BY DAERA

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has published two guides to help people and businesses navigate the new procedures to follow when moving animals, plants, food and feed from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, after the UK leaves the EU on the 1 January 2021. The Guidance for Authorised Traders (during the three […]

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Agriculture

FINAL RESULTS OF THE JUNE AGRICULTURAL CENSUS 2020

The final results of the June 2020 Agricultural Census have been released today by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). The statistics provide estimates of crop areas and numbers of livestock on active farm businesses on the survey date of 1 June 2020. The statistics are compiled from a survey of farm […]

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POOTS PUBLISHES 2019-2020 RURAL NEEDS ANNUAL MONITORING REPORT

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL AFFAIRS 15 December 2020 Poots publishes 2019-2020 Rural Needs Annual Monitoring Report Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots MLA has published the 2019-2020 Rural Needs Annual Monitoring Report. The Rural Needs Annual Monitoring Report is an integral part of the rural needs monitoring process as it provides […]