The Minister of State for Land Use and Biodiversity at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett today announced an extension to the closing date for an Open Call for a new locally led scheme for rewetting of farmed peatlands. This was announced in August by Minister Hackett and is an Open Call under the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Programme using the European Innovation Partnerships Initiative (EIP) model.

The current closing date of the 23rd October 2020, has been extended by 2 weeks and applications will now be accepted up to 5pm on the 6th of November 2020  to EIP@agriculture.gov.ie.