In mid-September payments under 2020 Schemes commenced and from that date to end of year, a total of almost €1.73 billion has been paid out directly to farmers under a range of schemes operated by this Department. Below is a
- Breakdown of the of the total amount paid by scheme.
- Breakdown of Payments made by county for the main schemes (figures exclude Traditional farm buildings scheme, Hen Harrier, Pearl Mussel Project and European Innovation Partnerships).
These payments are a vital support for farmers across the country and contribute greatly to maximising income and cashflow in the sector in what was a very challenging year for farmers.
A more detailed breakdown of Schemes can be found at gov.ie – Scheme Payments by County September to December 2020 (www.gov.ie)
1. Scheme Breakdown
|Scheme||Total Amount issued|
|BDGP I &II||€37,855,405.15|
2. Breakdown by County