Rural Development Programme grant schemes open

Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs released a written statement recently, announcing £106 million funding to support the Welsh rural economy through a range of grant schemes administered by Welsh Government.  Please click the link for the full statement -

https://gov.wales/written-statement-funding-support-our-rural-economy

 A list of grant schemes is attached to the Minister’s statement and application deadline dates are detailed at - https://gov.wales/rural-development-programme-2014-2020-application-dates

 Please contact Torfaen Rural Development Manager, Nikki Williams in the first instance for further information and advice 

 nikki.williams@torfaen.gov.uk or 01495 742147

  • Woodland creation and restoration, a key step in tackling climate change.
  • Building resilience into our natural resources and improving biodiversity, which underpin our wellbeing and quality of life.
  • Supporting farm businesses to enhance their technical and environmental performance, improving their sustainability.
  • Supporting food businesses, including a focus on business and supply chain productivity improvement and business resilience and delivering the food and drink sector Covid-19 Recovery Strategy
Posted on: Wednesday 7th October 2020