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Irish agriculture in transition

Johnston, Joseph

Irish agriculture in transition

by Johnston, Joseph

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Published by Hodges, Figgis in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Ireland,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Ireland

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [181]-182.

      Statementwith an introduction by T. A. Smiddy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS461 .J6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6118542M
      LC Control Number52023457
      OCLC/WorldCa10946051

      In Ireland’s economy was highly dependent on agriculture, with almost a quarter (24%) of the working population employed in the sector. Today, the agri-food industry is still an important part of our economy, providing % of national employment. However, EU membership has helped Ireland develop other industries like services. Climate change is challenging for Irish agriculture both in the context of greenhouse gas emissions and the need for adaptation of farming practices to be more resilient to the impacts of climate change. In Ireland the Agriculture sector was directly responsible for % of national Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) emissions in , mainly methane.

      Transition Ireland and Northern Ireland. likes 88 talking about this. TINI is the Irish hub of the global Transition Movement building community resilience and sustainability in the face of Followers: K.   Prior to agriculture, humans lived happier, healthier, freer and easier lives, claims one of the world’s top scientists and thinkers. In an article published in Discover Magazine nearly 30 years ago, Pulitzer Prize winning anthropologist and evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond calls agriculture “a catastrophe from which we have never recovered.”.

      The economy of the Republic of Ireland is primarily a knowledge economy, focused on services into high-tech, life sciences, financial services and agribusiness including d is an open economy (6th on the Index of Economic Freedom), and ranks first for high-value foreign direct investment (FDI) flows. In the global GDP per capita tables, Ireland ranks 5th of in the IMF table Country group: Developed/Advanced, High-income . agriculture and food in ireland In Ireland the agri-food sector is a hugely valuable part of the economy, and is a key contributor to economic growth. Irish food and drink exports are thriving on the global stage – we export the majority of what we produce, and consumers in .


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