In order to stop turfcutting on protected sites the State will spend more than €11 million compensating turf cutters.
If you don’t have a Special Area of Conservation or Special Protection Area on your land it looks like you may lose your place on a slimmed-down version of the AEOS scheme. [...]
The Government has announced a new turf-cutting mediation body and promised details of a compensation scheme in response to a European infringement action against Ireland for failing to protect raised…[...]
Janez Potočnik says EU farming subsidies must drive greener practices for policy to remain legitimate
By Will Nichols 16 Mar 2011 Click here for full article.
Reforming the EU’s controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will only prove successful if…