Written answers

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Agriculture Scheme Data

Photo of Charlie McConalogueCharlie McConalogue (Donegal, Fianna Fail)
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711. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the financial allocations on an annual basis under the 2014-2020 RDP for schemes (details supplied); the annual amount expended on the schemes in each year since established; the number of active participants in each scheme; and the number of approved applicants that subsequently withdrew from each scheme in tabular form. [31202/19]

Photo of Michael CreedMichael Creed (Cork North West, Fine Gael)
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The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table.  

Table 1 – Allocations and Expenditure under certain RDP Schemes

Knowledge Transfer Scheme €000GLAS

Beef Data and Genomics Programme €000TAMS II €000Sheep Welfare Scheme

Hen Harrier Programme

Allocation 2015020,00035,000000
Expenditure 2015011,45334,692000
Allocation 20160139,50052,00028,00000
Expenditure 20160102,61561,8003,97100
Allocation 201722,821228,50049,00049,83217,0002,940
Expenditure 201713,784195,58347,13731,25615,851717,000
Allocation 201823,000226,00049,50069,94320,0003,500
Expenditure 201821,665231,97847,45166,75117,6501,154
Allocation 201925,000203,00046,50070,00018,0003,115
Expenditure to June 20193,88250,1014,58339,5372,697586

The 2020 allocations will be determined as part of the annual estimates process for 2020. 

Table 2 – No. of participants and withdrawals

Knowledge Transfer SchemeGLASBeef Data and Genomics ProgrammeTAMS IISheep Welfare SchemeHen Harrier Programme
Number of active participants18,52548,715*24,54415,74218,8991,395
Number of applicants that have withdrawn1,1773,4247,308**5341,2391

* Data includes both withdrawn and rejected applications. Also, some double counting may occur as individuals who moved tranche could be recorded as both active in the latter tranche but withdrawn/rejected in the former tranche.

** Data includes participants excluded from the scheme because of issues relating to non-completion of training and Carbon Navigator requirements.


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