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Project number: 2020-1-IE01-KA202-066017

In the EU-28 women account for 35.1pc of the agricultural workforce however in Ireland the figure was just 11.6pc.

The 2016 Labour Force Survey (LFS) shows that the proportion of women working in agriculture across the EU was much smaller than their share of the total working population (35.1pc against 45.9pc).