To support farmers and the industry to respond to the challenge, Teagasc is significantly increasing its resources, in terms of funding and staff, devoted to climate related research and knowledge transfer. The strategy is built around three key pillars:
The Three Pillars of the Teagasc Climate Action Strategy
Sign up for the new Teagasc Signpost Advisory Programme
This new, free programme is OPEN TO ALL FARMERS
The climate challenge requires a whole of sector co-ordinated response to move the industry forward. Teagasc, through its MACC curve, has set out how the agriculture and food system can evolve over the short and medium term to meet its climate obligations.
To support the need for early and decisive action at farm level, Teagasc plans to accelerate its research, advisory and education activity in the following areas:
Presentations from the launch of the Teagasc Climate Action Strategy on December 1st 2022 can be downloaded below.
Teagasc Climate Action Strategy Overview (PDF) - Professor Frank O'Mara, Director of Teagasc
Signpost Advisory Programme (PDF) - Dr. Stan Lalor, Director of Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc
Sustainability Digital Platform (PDF) - Dr. Siobhán Jordan, Head of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, Teagasc
National Centre for Agri-food Climate Research and Innovation (PDF) - Professor Pat Dillon, Director of Research, Teagasc
Launch of the Teagasc Climate Action Strategy - Press Release
Next Steps (PDF) - Paul Maher, Head of International Relations and Corporate Strategy, Teagasc
Watch a recording of the launch below