National Development Plan 2000 - 2006
Productive Sector Operational Programme
Teagasc Research in BMW Region
Teagasc was allocated funding for the following nine projects to be completed over the eighteen month period ending in June 2008:
- Incorporating spatial relationships in the rural development model;
- Barriers to change;
- Regional model;
- Refurbishment of Rural Economy research building;
- Establishment of demonstration/technology transfer farms in hill areas of the West of Ireland;
- Conservation of Galway sheep breed;
- The development and implementation of decision support systems to optimise performance on dairy farms in different regions of the country;
- Sustainable agri-environmental management of hill and mountain peatlands in relation to sheep grazing choices and environmental and ecological impacts of sheep;
- Dairy production technology in the northeast.
These projects are a constituent part of the Teagasc Agriculture Research Programme that aims to generate the knowledge and technologies necessary to underpin internationally competitive, innovative and environmentally sustainable agricultural production; inform policy development in the agri-food sector; and provide the knowledge base to underpin the future viability of rural areas.
Funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development 2000-2006