IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has said sufficient flexibilities are available to ensure that ANC payments can increase and that areas currently designated can be fully protected in the upcoming review of ANC areas in Ireland.
The Department of Agriculture will shortly submit a proposal to the European Commission on how the the additional €25m in funding for Areas of Natural Constraint, secured by IFA in Budget 2018, will be allocated.
08 02 2018
IFA Rural Development Committee Chairman Joe Brady has said that the proposal to increase ANC payment rates must be made to the EU Commission in Brussels shortly so that this year’s scheme contains the new payment system.
15 05 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has received confirmation from the EU Commission that the proposed €25m increase in ANC payments, promised in the Programme for Government can be made later this year to Brussels as part of an amendment to the 2014-2020 RDP.