Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Questions (200)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

200. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine who will be the contact agency and-or person for citizens seeking information regarding the EU's rural development fund. [15551/14]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The Rural Development Programme, 2014-2020 will be co-funded from the National Exchequer and the EU's European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). The Managing Authority for the EAFRD in Ireland is the Rural Development Division in my Department. The Head of Division in Rural Development Division is Mr. Fintan O'Brien. The Rural Development Division also maintains an email inbox for all queries related to rural development funding (ruraldevelopment@agriculture.gov.ie).