Within the Communications Directorate in core DEFRA there are 17 full-time members of staff involved in the management of corporate branding and marketing. This includes work undertaken on:
The Act on CO2 campaign—which includes the Climate Change, the Act on CO2 calculator, the Climate Change Champions, events, Waste and Sustainable Consumption and Production.
Food and Farming—which covers the Year of Food and Farming, Food partnerships, Farming Link, Animal Welfare, agricultural shows and events, animal disease prevention and personal food imports.
Natural Environment—which covers Biodiversity, Marine and Fisheries, Rural Affairs as well as land and water use.
Individual records of staff for DEFRA'S non-departmental public bodies, agencies and financially sponsored organisations are not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
For the financial year 2006-07, core DEFRA spent £568,728 on advertising.