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RBAPS Results-based Agri-enviroment Pilot Scheme – Newsletter

What is RBAPS?  Results-based agri-environment payment schemes are schemes where farmers and land managers receive payments for delivering a specific environmental result or outcome. These results-based approaches offer farmers the flexibility to use their knowledge [...]

RBAPS Results-based Agri-enviroment Pilot Scheme – Newsletter 2016-03-24T16:02:38+00:00

National Economic and Social Council publishes research paper on the Burren Life Programme

Farmers Work to Resolve Environmental Challenges in the Burren The Burren is a unique area in North Clare, known for its abundant biodiversity and rich heritage. It provides the context for a fascinating account [...]

National Economic and Social Council publishes research paper on the Burren Life Programme 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00

Burren Winterage School 2015

Burren Winterage School 2015 Supporting High Nature Value Farming in Europe 22nd-25th October 2015 Corofin, Co. Clare   Take a look at the Burren Winterage School Programme  for further details and the Burren Winterage Website for [...]

Burren Winterage School 2015 2016-01-21T16:53:30+00:00

Walk to retrace Prince Charles’ Burren ramble.

The Clare Herald. 23rd June 2015. Tourists will this weekend be able to walk in the footsteps of Prince Charles, who made a historic a visit to County Clare last month. Prince Charles fulfilled a [...]

Walk to retrace Prince Charles’ Burren ramble. 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00

BFCP Year 5 Summary Report

BFCP are pleased to report on another successful year of the pioneering programme for the Burren which saw 158 local farmers conduct conservation work on their farms, contributing to a positive impact on environmental health [...]

BFCP Year 5 Summary Report 2015-06-04T14:20:05+00:00

EU acknowledges BurrenLIFE good practice in results-based rural development

Ireland’s BurrenLIFE project (LIFE04 NAT/IE/000125) has produced innovations in results-based approaches to agri-environment action that have been highlighted as good practice by EU rural development authorities. This accolade comes from the first phase of a [...]

EU acknowledges BurrenLIFE good practice in results-based rural development 2018-02-10T14:18:54+00:00

Burren farmers receive almost 1m euro in payment for environmental outputs

The BFCP is a pioneering agri-environmental programme which aims to conserve and support the heritage, environment and communities of the Burren. Minister Coveney particularly praised ‘the crucial role of a number of stakeholders in the [...]

Burren farmers receive almost 1m euro in payment for environmental outputs 2015-05-14T12:44:24+00:00