|Geographical location (NUTS3)||West Region (IE)|
|Main Funding Source||Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 for Operational Groups (in the sense of Art 56 of Reg.1305/2013)|
|Project Duration||2019 – 2023|
This project aims to ensure the long-term economic viability of hill farming in the Twelve Bens/Maumturks area through the development of sustainable and innovative agricultural management practices to restore, preserve and enhance the biodiversity of this unique Natura 2000 area.
- You can find a full description of this project’s rationale, aims, objectives and activities on page 21 of the NRN’s ‘EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups’ Booklet. Please see: https://bit.ly/2Ptv0vA
- The EIP-AGRI Service Point Operational Group abstract for this project can be found here
North Connemara Locally Led Agri-environmental Scheme – Lessons Learned to Date
North Connemara Locally led Agri Environmental Scheme Project Manager, Joseph Mannion, provided an update of the various innovative methods being tested by, and subsequent lessons learned from this EIP-AGRI Operational Group project at the EIP-AGRI Symposium entitled ‘Sharing lessons learned and how these might help to inform Ireland’s CAP Strategic plan’ at the most recent Burren Winterage School held via Zoom in October 2020.
You can view this presentation here: https://youtu.be/h2kREEo4nGs
North Connemara Locally Led Agri-environmental Scheme – Contact Details
North Connemara Locally led Agri Environmental Scheme Project Manager: Joseph Mannion
North Connemara Locally led Agri Environmental Scheme Project Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
North Connemara Locally Led Agri-environmental Scheme Website: https://www.forumconnemara.ie/locally-led-scheme?locale=en
North Connemara Locally Led Agri-environmental Scheme Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorthConnemaraEIP/
North Connemara Locally Led Agri-environmental Scheme Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConnemaraLed