Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Ceisteanna (168)

Michael Creed

Ceist:

168. Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide information regarding the level of co-funding provided under Pillar 2 Rural Development Programme for the period 2007-13; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51012/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The table below sets out the measures funded under the Rural Development Programme 2007 – 2013 [RDP], including EAFRD funding and the corresponding national funding. The expenditure information is based on my Department’s quarterly returns to the European Commission and the table reflects the provisional estimates up to November 2013. The table does not include funds already committed but not as yet claimed.

Axis / Measure

Current

RDP

Allocation

EAFRD

Allocation

Total

Exchequer

Allocation

EAFRD

and

Exchequer

Expenditure

2007 - November 2013

[Provisional]

Of which

EAFRD

Spend

Of which

Exchequer

Spend

AXIS 1 – Competitiveness

Vocational training (REPS)

5,675,440

3,458,613

2,216,827

7,264,686

4,152,199

3,112,487

Installation Aid

12,261,081

7,471,903

4,789,178

12,892,430

6,504,938

6,387,792

Early Retirement

219,188,239

133,592,630

85,595,609

223,057,575

121,552,701

101,504,874

Farm Modernisation

154,570,446

92,992,230

61,578,216

86,100,160

52,390,925

33,709,235

TOTAL AXIS 1

391,695,206

237,515,376

154,179,830

329,314,851

184,600,763

144,714,388

Axis 2 – Environment and land management

Less Favoured Areas

1,617,984,198

634,141,309

983,842,889

1,439,685,535

791,827,045

647,858,490

Natura 2000

528,582,998

308,720,649

219,862,349

93,100,734

52,293,562

40,807,172

Agri-environment

1,922,493,570

1,058,314,930

864,178,640

1,951,417,512

1,090,070,162

861,347,350

TOTAL AXIS 2

4,069,060,766

2,001,176,888

2,067,883,878

3,484,203,781

1,934,190,769

1,550,013,012

Axis 3

Broadband

17,884,000

13,413,000

4,471,000

0

0

0

TOTAL AXIS 3

17,884,000

13,413,000

4,471,000

0

0

0

Axis 4

Competitiveness –

Food Projects.

5,000,000

4,250,000

750,000

248,620

211,327

37,293

Implementing

Local Development

Strategies – Quality of Life

265,470,511

182,632,819

82,837,692

153,249,782

108,750,578

44,499,204

Co-operation Projects

7,878,000

5,885,653

1,992,347

2,822,480

2,098,624

723,856

Running of LAGS

62,464,000

46,666,854

15,797,146

59,851,088

39,989,886

19,861,202

TOTAL AXIS 4

340,812,511

239,435,326

101,377,185

216,171,970

151,050,415

65,121,555

Axis 5 –

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

6,000,000

3,000,000

3,000,000

1,651,155

825,578

825,577

OVERALL RDP

4,825,452,483

2,494,540,590

2,330,911,893

4,031,341,757

2,270,667,525

1,760,674,232