Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Departmental Monitoring Group

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) DMG is Chaired by Aidan Campbell from Rural Community Network.

The DMG will meet two to three times a year to bringing together people from across the voluntary and community sector with an interest in the workings, decisions and policy of this Department.

DAERA was formed mainly taking on the functions of the previous DARD portfolio and environmental functions from DoE, including regulation. The new Department also takes responsibility for the sustainability strategy from OFMDFM and inland fisheries from DCAL.

Membership of the DAERA DMG is open to NICVA members and you can register your interest join here.