Options for Future Support to Areas of Natural Constraint

Consultation opened on 16 February 2016. Closing date 29 April 2016.

Summary

Consultation on Options for Future Support to Areas of Natural Constraint. This consultation is now closed and you can view the responses at the link in the description below.

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Consultation description

The current support scheme for Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) forms part of the Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020, providing a payment to farmers in constrained areas to compensate for part of the additional costs incurred and income forgone related to the constraints on agricultural production in the area.  The Scheme is operating for the two years 2016 and 2017 (i.e. for claims made in 2015 and 2016).  The Department is seeking views on options for potential future support to those farming in these areas after the 2016/17 year.  

 

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