Date of Publication: August 2020
This report comprises a significant piece of research into cultural diversity in the agri-food sector in Ireland. The high level of diversity in the sector poses unique challenges and opportunities to employers in their efforts to attract and retain international employees to meet business needs. As Ireland moves forward to address its current and future skills gaps in the labour market industry collaboration will be key especially as we recover from the Covid-19 crisis. Taste4Success Skillnet, Food Drink Ireland Skillnet, and Midland Border East Skillnet, worked in conjunction with MDR Consulting and Equality Strategies to produce the report which provides a comprehensive view of the needs of the sector.