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As our development of Social Farming continues across our regions in Ireland we are holding a number of Farm Open days.  On the afternoon of Friday 22nd September Chris Smyth, Westport , Co Mayo
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2014 Conference

Conference 2 Slide Presentations

 

Conference Schedule

 

1. Conference Introduction - Jim Kinsella

 

2. Personal Experience and Journey of a Social Farming Participant - Shane Loughlin

 

3. Comments on SoFAB Project, Department of Agriculture & Rural Development, NI - David Small, Deputy Secretary, Service Delivery Group, DARD NI. 

 

4. Comments on SoFAB Project, Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, RoI - Anne Derwin, Chief Economist Department of Agriculture Food & the Marine RoI

 

5. Comments on SoFAB Project, Health Service Executive (West) RoI - Anne Marie Ward, Manager, Training and Occupational Support Services

 

6. Comments on SoFAB Project, Special EU Programmes Body - Lorraine McCourt, Director Joint Technical Secretariat

 

7. Experience and lessons from SoFAB - Aoibeann Walsh, SoFAB Project Development Worker/ Researcher

 

8. Costs of Service Delivery  - Jim Kinsella, SoFAB Project Manager     

 

 

9.  A health service perspective - Iolo Eilian (NI HSC Board) & Neil Magowan (DHSSPS NI)

 

10. A farmer’s perspective - Marie & Paul Kelly (SoFAB Pilot Farmers)

 

11. Participant perspective - John Murphy (Moeran’s Farm Farrenconnell, Co Cavan)

 

12. A view from Europe - Francesco Di Iacovo, University of Pisa, Italy

 

13. Making Social Farming Happen - Brian Smyth (LDCo)

 

14. Break out groups to identify ways of making social farming happen in the future (report will be available shortly).

 

15. Closing Remarks - Jim Kinsella and Paul Kelly

 

 

A link to the full recording of the conference proceedings is available on you tube - click here


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