This page provides some background detail
for visitors who are unfamiliar with the FAPRI-Ireland Partnership.
- The FAPRI-Ireland Partnership was
founded in 1997. The research partners are Teagasc – The Irish
Agriculture and Food Development Authority, and five Irish
Universities, namely, NUI Cork, NUI Dublin, NUI Galway, NUI Maynooth
and Trinity College Dublin. The main activity of the FAPRI-Ireland
Partnership is based in the Teagasc Rural Economy Research Centre,
- The Partnership is financed by
contributions from: The International Fund for Ireland, EU Structural
Funds and Private sector funding co-ordinated by the Irish Farmers’
- The Partnership produces objective
analysis of agricultural policy options, which it publishes.
- Analysis has so far included
examination of, various WTO Reform Scenarios, the MTR (Luxembourg) CAP reform
of 2003 and
the Agenda 2000 (Berlin) CAP reforms agreed in 1999 as well as the
reform proposals that were tabled in advance of these
- The work of the Partnership is
overseen by a
Steering Group, which comprises some of the leading figures in
agri-economic research in Ireland.
For more detailed information on the
FAPRI Ireland Partnership click on the various links on the left that corresponds to your topic