Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Ceisteanna (242)

Barry Cowen

Ceist:

242. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount spent on public relations, promotion and advertising, including multimedia, in his Department in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019 (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48238/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The vast bulk of my Department's Communications Budget is spent on advertising in respect of press notices in the specialised farming press, provincial and national newspapers. This expenditure set out below includes the publication of Statutory Notices that are required to comply with various national and EU legislative requirements. Decisions on the placement of notices are made on a case-by-case basis, depending on the nature of the advertisement and the target audience.

2016

Agri-Food and Forest Research

Rural Development Programme

Consultation:Draft Fisheries Natura Plan for Dundalk Bay 2016-2020

Consultation:

Draft Mitigation Response Plan for scallop fishery off Wexford Coast

Consultation:

Draft Fisheries Natura Plan for Castlemaine Harbour 2016 - 2026

BPS Online applications information campaign

Requirements for the suckler farmer of the Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Fishing Opportunities for 2017

Review of Replacement Capacity Requirements under Sea Fishing Boat Licensing Policy

2016 North West Herring Scientific Quota

Scheme Funding available from Department

Ongoing promotion of forestry

Miscellaneous Public Notices

Statutory Notices

Total expenditure €312,021

2017

Farm Safety Promotion

Sheep Clean Livestock Policy

Food Wise 2017 Conference

Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment (GLAS) Scheme radio advert encouraging participants to submit their Nutrient Management Plan

Rural Development Programme

Consultation: Management of Velvet Crab

Independent Aquaculture Licensing Review

BPS Online applications information campaign

Fishing Opportunities for 2018

Consultation on amendment to Statutory Instrument 621 of 2011 – Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997 (Prescribed Organisations for the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board) Regulations 2011.

Consultation on amendment to Statutory Instrument 621 of 2011 – Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997 (Prescribed Organisations for the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board) Regulations 2011.

Review of Mackerel Allocation Policy between the Fleet segments (2017)

Dog Welfare radio campaign

Avian Influenza information campaign

Scheme Funding available from Department

Quota Balancing for Pelagic Stocks (2017)

Ongoing Promotion of forestry

BPS online applications clinics advert (online)

Invitation to become an organic demonstration farm (online)

FAS training on CAP and GLAS (online)

Advice note for Backyard flock owners (online)

Engineer grade III (Civil) recruitment advert (online)

Farm Hazardous Waste Advert (online)

Miscellaneous Public Notices

Statutory Notices

Total expenditure €552,406

2018

Agri-Food and Forest Research

Sheep Clean Livestock Policy

Rural Development Programme

Consultation:Proposal for conservation measures for Brown CrabConsultation:Proposal to Increase the MnCRS for Razor Clam in the North Irish Sea

Consultation:Draft Fishery Natura Plan for Irish Sea Mussel Seed Fishery for the years 2018-2023

BPS Online applications information campaign

Trawling Activity inside the 6 nautical mile zone

Ongoing Promotion of forestry

Woodland Environment Fund

Forest Fire Awareness

Sector Expert Profile on careersportal.ie

TB Cleansing & Disinfection information video

Miscellaneous Public Notices

Statutory Notices

Total expenditure €288,186

2019

Fisheries public information notices

Nitrates deadline

Forestry print and radio advertising

Promotion of EU Agricultural Products-Proposals

Notices of appointments

BPS Clinics

Getting Brexit Ready advertising campaign (print and online)

Recruitment advertisements (print and online)

Advertisements regarding DAFM’s online services

A to Z of Climate Action booklet

Public Consultation Draft Climate Change Sectoral Adaptation plan

Future Growth Loan Scheme advertisement

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) information campaign

African Swine Fever (ASF) awareness campaign creative design

Promotional material for ploughing championships

Filming costs for Woodland Environment Fund promotional video

Irish Vet Journal Articles

Press conference climate adaptation

Press conference Agri-food strategy / steps to success

Notices of Ministerial decisions

Miscellaneous Public Notices

Statutory Notices

Total expenditure €260,283.92