Next meeting:

Last updated - 16 Nov 2018, 16.38

20 Nov 2018, 15.30

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet in Committee Room 1, LH2000.

The committee shadows the work of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. It advocates for the agrifood sector and scrutinises activities in the area.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Climate change

Latest publication

Climate change

The committee has published a report on climate change and sustainability. The report proposes incentives to encourage climate adaptation on farms.

Press releases

12 Nov 2018, 15.02

Agriculture Committee to discuss Brexit with British Irish Chamber of Commerce and the Irish Exporters Association

22 Oct 2018, 15.58

Agriculture Committee to meet newly appointed chairs of Teagasc, Bord na gCon

15 Oct 2018, 14.54

Agriculture Committee to discuss Proposed Directive on unfair trading practices

Recent videos

Tue, 13 Nov 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

The Impact of Brexit on Agriculture, Food and Fisheries

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Tue, 6 Nov 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals; The Impact of Brexit on Agriculture, Food and the Marine; Implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy and the sustainability of Ireland's fisheries

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Tue, 23 Oct 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Engagement with Teagasc and Bord na gCon;  Update on the Aquaculture Licensing Review process

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Recent documents

Tue, 13 Nov

Opening statement, Simon McKeever, CEO, Irish Exporters Association

Opening statement, Simon McKeever, CEO, Irish Exporters Association (PDF)

Tue, 13 Nov

Opening statement, Maree Gallagher, British Irish Chamber of Commerce

Opening statement, Maree Gallagher, British Irish Chamber of Commerce (PDF)

Tue, 6 Nov

Opening Statement, Mr Paul Savage, Head of Brexit and International Trade Division, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)

Opening Statement, Mr Paul Savage, Head of Brexit and International Trade Division, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) (PDF)

Recent reports

Thu, 8 Nov 2018

Report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and Marine on Detailed Scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017

Tue, 23 Oct 2018

Political Contribution on COM(2018)173 Proposed Directive on Unfair Trading Practices in Business to Business Relationships in the Food Supply Chain
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report

Mon, 8 Oct 2018

Political Contribution Legislative Proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy Post 2020 COM(2018)392, 393 & 394
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report on political contribution legislative proposals for the common agricultural policy post 2020 COM(2018)392, 393 & 394

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Josie Briody
(01) 618 3717
(076) 100 1745
AFM@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie