DEFRA

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AcronymDefinition
DEFRADepartment for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (UK government; formally MAFF)
DEFRADeficit Reduction Act of 1984
DEFRADepartment of Farming and Rural Affairs (UK)
DEFRADepartment of the Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs (London, England, UK)
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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced measures today to combat the virus.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs says investment in waterways has been "heavy" in recent years.
Philip Richard Hernaman ALLEN Director, Corporate Services, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The figures, leaked to the Sunday Mirror, sparked outrage as critics accused the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of favouring outside advice over its own Whitehall experts.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has reappointed Vince Craig as a member of the Food from Britain Council for a further three years.
National Public Health Service for Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom; ([dagger]) Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom; ([double dagger]) Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom; [section] Gloucester Hospitals National Health Service Trust (formerly Gloucester Public Health Laboratory), Gloucester, United Kingdom; ([paragraphs]) Health Protection Agency (West Midlands) Regional Surveillance Unit, Birmingham, United Kingdom; # Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, United Kingdom; and ** Gloucestershire Health Protection Unit, Gloucester, United Kingdom
While still in the throes of the foot and mouth crisis, the newly created Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has issued a consultation paper, A New Department, a New Agenda, setting out its aim (singular as there is just one) and seven objectives.
Lloyd Burdett is part of the Policy and Corporate Strategy Unit at the UKs Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Policy responsibility for energy-using products will transfer from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
But in a Parliamentary answer to MPs, the Environment Minister was forced to confess the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs wasted 44 tons - enough for 40,000 meals.
THE South East of England is now in a state of drought, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs declared yesterday.
The rules have been compiled after a consultation run by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Welsh Assembly.
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