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Support for rural development

What we do

The Welsh Rural Network (WRN), part of the Welsh Government's Rural Affairs Division, encourages and promotes rural development through the sharing of information, news, ideas and good practice. 

We work with, and for, anyone who lives, works or is interested in Rural Wales.

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In Focus

Sustainable land management
Creating a strong and vibrant Welsh food and drink industry
Habitat Wales, will provide an alternative offer of support to all eligible farmers
Delivering nature based solutions at a landscape scale
Supporting farm efficiencies through investment in new technology and equipment and to enable opportunities for agricultural diversification
encouraging the use of renewable energy
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Supporting our commitment of 43,000 hectares of woodland creation by 2030

Find support for your land based business in Wales

The Farming Connect programme supports the development of a more professional, profitable and resilient land based sector. It comprises an integrated programme of knowledge transfer, innovation and advisory services designed to deliver greater sustainability, improved competitiveness, and improved environmental performance.

Business Wales Helpline

03000 6 03000

Lines are open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau’n Gymraeg.
We welcome calls in Welsh.