Proposed EU Nature Restoration Laws Are Perfect Example Of 'How Not To Do Policy'

That's according to a midlands farming group.

A group representing livestock farmers says proposed EU Nature Restoration Laws are the perfect example of 'how not to do policy'.

They've been proposed by the European Commission, in the hopes of restoring at least 20% of EU's land and sea area by the end of the decade.

However, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association, which is based in Portlaoise, says its members will need funding to compensate their losses.

General Secretary, Eddie Punch, says the EU needs to provide funding for potential losses in income:

Ballinakill's Francie Gorman is president of the Irish Farmers' Association - he says there needs to be a lot of talks between Government and farmers to get this plan implemented:


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