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Land, Labour, Housing, Money, Farms: Moving the economic goalposts of Irish agriculture

This Feasta working paper explores the potential for cross-sectoral economic measures to ease expansionist pressure in agriculture in Ireland.

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Summary

This paper is intended to help fill a gap in the conversation about Irish agriculture: it examines how the broader economic context affects agriculture, and how certain upstream economic changes could be beneficial for agriculture in the future.

In order to meet the terms of the Paris Agreement, the Irish Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021, and the reformed Common Agricultural Policy’s environmental objectives, the paper asserts that there is a need …

Feasta 2021 Annual Report

In 2021 we co-organised six online events that explored banking, basic income, biodiversity and the new WEAll hub for Ireland, we made a series of submissions, continued our successful podcast series with EHFF, published many blog articles, and sent a sizeable youth delegation to the COP-26.