CSO Reveals: GLAS Tops the List of Subsidy Superstars in 2022!

"Green Low-carbon Agri-environment Scheme Tops Subsidy Payments in 2022, Reveals Central Statistics Office Report"

The Green Low-carbon Agri-environment Scheme (GLAS) and the afforestation scheme were among the top subsidy-paying schemes in 2022, according to a report published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today. GLAS paid out €179 million in subsidies, while the afforestation scheme provided €57 million in grants. The CSO’s Environmental Subsidies and Similar Transfers 2022 report reveals that climate-related subsidies amounted to €396 million last year. Overall, environmental subsidies and similar transfers totaled €1.6 billion in 2022, a 7% increase compared to the previous year.

Matt Lyons

Matt Lyons

Matt Lyons is the founder of Forestry & Carbon. Matt has over 25 years as a forestry consultant and is invoilved in numerous carbon credit offset projects.

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