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Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project





Project Details

Geographical location (NUTS3) Border 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
Total Budget €989,700

This EIP-AGRI project aims to improve the economic sustainability of farming High Nature Value (HNV) land in Inishowen through the implementation of a range of innovative measures which also deliver on environmental sustainability by increasing biodiversity, improving water quality and combating climate change.

  • You can find a full description of this project’s rationale, aims, objectives and activities on page 18 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
  • The EIP-AGRI Service Point have featured Ireland’s Inishowen Uplands Project EIP-AGRI Operational Group as an ‘Inspirational Idea’ in the August 2020 edition of their monthly newsletter. Please see: https://ec.europa.eu/eip/agriculture/en/news/inspirational-ideas-inishowen-upland-farmers

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project – Lessons Learned to Date

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project Manager, Henry O’Donnell, 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/J9LcKy6XJtY

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP – Contact Details

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project Manager: Henry O’Donnell

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project Email: inishoweneip@gmail.com

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project Website: https://www.inishoweneip.com/

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inishoweneip/

Inishowen Upland Farmers EIP Project Twitter: https://twitter.com/uplandeip?lang=en