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The NRN will be participating in an EIP-AGRI (European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural productivity and Sustainability) Workshop being held by the Irish Uplands Forum (IUF) this Thursday, the 28th of October, in Ellis Hall, Connemara West Centre, Letterfrack, Co Galway, from 10am until 4pm.

Workshop aims:

  • To bring together farmers, ecologists and established and emerging upland community groups
  • To agree principles underpinning upland agri-environmental programmes and recommend best practise.
  • To present findings of recently commissioned research by IUF on the use of record cards, the relationship between EIPs and commonage structures and the management of areas with bare peat.
  • To provide opportunities to learn about the operation of Forum’s EIP by visiting an upland farm.
  • To present a recent study on community and rural development issues related to agri-environmental projects.

The full agenda for this event can be found here.

EIP-AGRI Workshop 2021