Protect and sustain the income of farmers and fishermen

  • Increase the number of farmers using fixed assets for non-agricultural activities
  • Assist farmers to gain off-farm employment and/or self employment.
  • Assist farmers to optimise income from existing farm activities
  • Increase the percentage of fishermen using fixed assets for non-fishing activities.
  • Support farmers and fishermen to participate in group enterprise activities.
  • Encourage farmers and fishermen to participate in supported employment

Provide employment supports to the unemployed and under-employed, in particular those most distanced from the labour market

  • Assist clients into employment, self-employment, further education and training.
  • Maintain and develop links with employers.
  • Support farmers and fishermen to access supported employment programmes
  • Provide post employment supports to clients.