Ireland’s forestry strategy must be reassessed – Luke Ming Flanagan

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook By News Highland – January 27, 2018 Twitter Google+ Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Twitter A Midlands North West MEP says Ireland’s forestry strategy must be reassessed and redirected.Luke Ming Flanagan says for the first time ever, non-farmers and institutional investors are being given the same level of premium support as farmers.He claims there is a hidden agenda to promote the use of land in the West and North West for more afforestation in order to offset increased agriculture emissions from expansion in the dairy sector.Mr Flanagan says this is likely to lead to increased depopulation, and permanently alter the landscape of the region.He believes it’s a trend which must be challenged:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Previous articleRoad Design Office recommends stalling Logue’s Bridge workNext articleOmagh and Strabane district roads budget and pothole crisis discussed with Transport NI News Highland Facebook Ireland’s forestry strategy must be reassessed – Luke Ming Flanagan Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more