Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting, Thursday 13 June 2024

The Committee visited the Greenmount Campus of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) for its meeting on 13 June 2024. The Committee received briefings from the Assembly’s Research Service, from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and from CAFRE. Please note that this meeting is available in audio only. The quality of… Continue Reading Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting, Thursday 13 June 2024

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting, Thursday 21 March 2024

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=378T_iHx6RM The Committee met on Thursday 21st March 2024 at 10am in Room 21. The Committee heard from: Briefing from NI Environment Link – Overview Briefing from The Office for Environmental Protection – Overview Briefing from Ulster Farmer’s Union – Overview

Motion: Lough Neagh Rescue Plan – 13 February 2024

https://youtu.be/7l98vYq_mrI Motion: Lough Neagh Rescue Plan Proposed: That this Assembly recognises the vital importance of Lough Neagh to our environment, ecology and drinking water supply; further recognises its importance to tourism, fishing and leisure activities in local communities surrounding the Lough; notes with grave concern the ecological damage caused by the blue-green algae bloom last… Continue Reading Motion: Lough Neagh Rescue Plan – 13 February 2024

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting, Thursday 3 March 2022

https://youtu.be/qKUYPlDea3g The Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs met on Thursday 3 March 2022.  The Committee received an Oral Briefing from the Rural Development Network regarding the Rural Development Programme LEADER Structures. The Committee also received an Oral Briefing from DAERA about Capacity Constraints in the Planning Process. View Agenda

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting, Thursday 24 February 2022

The Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs met on Thursday 24 February 2022. The Committee received evidence from key stakeholders on the Plant Health and Plant Varieties and Seeds Common Frameworks.  The Committee also considered written briefings on a Register of those Convicted of Animal Cruelty Offences and on the joint work of AFBI,… Continue Reading Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting, Thursday 24 February 2022

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 10 February 2022

https://youtu.be/nM-6sXYpfxk The Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs met on Thursday 10 February 2022.  The Committee received an Oral Briefing from DAERA who gave an update on Avian Influenza. The Committee also heard evidence from stakeholders on the proposed Common Frameworks for Animal Health and Welfare and Fertilisers. View Agenda

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 3 February 2022

https://youtu.be/UQkjIzIGsps The Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs met on Thursday 3 February 2022. The Committee received a briefing from NI Pork and Bacon Forum on Workforce Labour issues as well as a briefing from Renewable NI on the Green Economy Report.  There was also a briefing from Ulster Arable Society on the Arable… Continue Reading Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 3 February 2022

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 27 January 2022

The Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs met on Thursday 27 January 2022. The meeting was a hybrid meeting. The Committee received a briefing from the Department on the Draft Budget 2022-2025 as well as a briefing on the Impact of Trade Deals with Australia and New Zealand and the NIEA Oversight of Dalradian.… Continue Reading Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 27 January 2022

Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 20 January 2022

The Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs met on Thursday 20 January 2022.  The Committee continued its consideration of the draft report on the Climate Change (No.2) Bill and received an oral briefing from the Department on the 2021-22 Budget.  The Committee also received an oral briefing from the Department on the Joint Fisheries… Continue Reading Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Meeting Thursday 20 January 2022