Category Archives: Environment

Teaching sustainability

Adam Morton talks to Eco-Schools Manager, Carmel Fyfe about the project and the benefits of teaching young children about the importance of sustainability.  The Eco-Schools project is a world-wide environmental programme. 58...

The challenge of sustainability

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) state of the environment report confirms a curate’s egg scenario as the EU pushes for ecological sustainability  Europe is still on its journey of helping to meet...

Valuing nature

agendaNi takes a look at the Department of the Environment’s recently published biodiversity strategy. The Department of the Environment recently published its latest biodiversity strategy. The strategy, entitled ‘Valuing Nature’ is focused...

Bright future for agri-food sector

Richard Halleron looks at the bright prospects ahead for the sector and sums up industry leaders’ perspectives, including on the importance of research and customer relationships. ‘Looking to the future of the...

Skills for Growth

Mike Mullan is HR Director for Europe at Moy Park, Northern Ireland’s largest business and one of the UK and Europe’s top food companies. He tells agendaNi how important skills development is...

Going for Growth in agri-food

Richard Halleron reports on the Agri Food Strategy Board’s vision for the sector, as outlined by Chairman Tony O’Neill. When addressing agendaNi’s agriculture and food conference, Agri Food Strategy Board (AFSB) Chairman...

Time to go public

Goodbody Stockbrokers’ Head of Research, Joe Gill, has called for Northern Ireland agri-food firms to raise their game and enter the stock market. It’s time for agri-food companies in Northern Ireland to...

Giving consumers a voice

Maria Jennings, Director of the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland, outlines the FSA’s commitment to “always put consumers first in everything we do” and how it plans to strengthen that pledge...