The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.