04-07-2014 09:15 AM | Ireland

Grants to Irish farmers will total €4bn over the next six years

Grants and supports for Irish farmers will total €4 billion over the next six years.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney has announced details of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 which he says demonstrates a “commitment to a strategic investment in rural Ireland”.

The RDP is backed by the EU and the plan for Ireland’s allocation will now be submitted to the European Commission for approval.
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