Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs


Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
United Kingdom
DEFRA is the UK government department responsible for the environment, wildlife, rural development, the countryside, sustainable development issues, farming, fisheries and food, animal welfare and hunting.
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  • Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee — The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the Committee is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department… …   Wikipedia

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