Thursday, 27 June 2019

Ceisteanna (217)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

217. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the financial allocations on an annual basis under the 2014-2020 RDP for the knowledge transfer group scheme; the amount expended on the scheme in each year since established; the number of active participants in the scheme; and the number of approved applicants that subsequently withdrew from the scheme in tabular form. [27430/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the table below.

Knowledge Transfer Programme

2016/2017 Scheme

Year 1

2017/2018 Scheme

Year 2

2018/2019 Scheme

Year 3

Expenditure

€20.73m

€18.59m

Active Participants

19,667

18,676

18,525

Withdrawals

991

151

35

The calendar year allocations for the Knowledge Transfer Programme are €23m per year.