Rural Development Plan 2014-2020
The Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 was adopted by the European Commission on 26 May 2015.
Funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and by the Welsh Government, this 7 year investment programme plays a major role in maintaining the viability of Welsh farming and supports the social, economic, environmental and cultural cohesion of rural Wales.
Funding supports a wide range of activities which contribute to the following objectives:
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- Increase the productivity, diversity and efficiency of Welsh farming and forestry businesses, improving their competitiveness and resilience, reducing their reliance on subsidies
- Improve the Welsh environment, encouraging sustainable land management practices, the sustainable management of our natural resources and climate action in Wales
- Promote strong, sustainable rural economic growth in Wales and encourage greater community-led local development.