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State aims to harvest €300k a year sending agri business advisers abroad

Ireland is to export its food and agricultural expertise to raise money for the state. A new state consortium is aiming to generate a turnover of €300,000 for 2015 by offering food and agricultural advisory services to overseas governments and govern

25th January, 2015

The consortium is in talks with governments and organisations in China and Qatar.

Sustainable Food Systems Ireland (SFSI) – a consortium – made up of the Department of Agriculture, Teagasc, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Bord Bia and Enterprise Ireland – said it is seeking to tender for consultancy contracts in Asia and the Middle East.

Director of SFSI, David Butler, said it will sell Ireland’s expertise in areas of food safety and control,...

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