Public Sector

Delivering CAP Reform for 2015 and Beyond

Delivering CAP Reform for 2015 and Beyond

The Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) aims to promote sustainable economic growth and the development of the countryside.

DAERA has responsibility for food, farming, and environmental policy and the development of the rural sector in Northern Ireland. It provides a business development service for farmers and growers, and a veterinary service with administration of animal health and welfare.

Delivering CAP Reform for 2015 and Beyond

Delivering CAP Reform for 2015 and Beyond

DARD use an extensive number of IT systems to allow for application, validation, inspection, claim entitlement calculation and claim payment.  The significant and fundamental legislative changes and subsequent change to the administration of CAP must be reflected in DARD’s systems - to ensure DARD can continue to receive and process applications, and make payments in line with European legislation.