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dc.contributor.authorHeanue, Kevin*
dc.contributor.authorMacken-Walsh, Aine*
dc.date.accessioned2014-08-01T11:33:22Z
dc.date.available2014-08-01T11:33:22Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationK. Heanue and Á. Macken-Walsh. (2010) The Rural Development Programme (2007-2013) and Farmer Innovation: A Review to Date and Look to the Future. RERC Working Paper Series 10-WPRE-07en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11019/699
dc.descriptionworking paperen_GB
dc.description.abstractThis paper seeks to comment on farmer innovation in relation to the measures within the Rural Development Programme (2007-2013). Evidence is presented on the general extent of innovation among farmers and the specific uptake of measures within Axes 1, 2 and 3 of the RDP. Changes to, and curtailment of, measures within the various Axes since the inception of the RDP until April 2010 are identified. Following a discussion of some of the internal and external factors that promote or hinder farmer innovation and participation with the Axes, suggestions are made about how to increase farmer engagement with the RDP. It is concluded that for the remainder of the RDP, certain bureaucratic barriers, governance issues, resource issues, training needs, and research gaps must be addressed if farm households are to innovate to the extent that they are expected to as a result of the RDPen_GB
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherTeagasc, Oak Park, Carlow, Irelanden_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRERC Working Paper Series;10-WPRE-07
dc.subjectRural Development Programmeen_GB
dc.subjectFarmer innovationen_GB
dc.titleThe Rural Development Programme (2007-2013) and Farmer Innovation: A Review to Date and Look to the Futureen_GB
dc.typeWorking Paperen_GB
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