Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Projects & Practice
Scotland’s RDP has adopted simplified administration systems that include a ‘two-tier’ application process for RDP grants. This was introduced to provide proportionate ‘fast-track’ procedures for projects requiring smaller amounts of RDP funding.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.