The Department for the Economy has announced that the term of appointment of members of the Agri-Food Strategy Board (AFSB) is to be extended to 31 August 2017.

The board, which consists of eight prominent figures within the local agri-food industry, is chaired by Dunbia deputy chief executive, Tony O’Neill, and was originally established in May 2012 to develop a long-term strategy for the agri-food industry in NI.