The Wales Rural Network Support Unit (WRNSU) supports a forum to promote the exchange of expertise in rural development. WRNSU is open to anyone interested in rural development or involved with the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 and the schemes it funds.

 

Part of the Welsh Government, the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) manages the delivery of the European Structural Funds Programmes in Wales.

WEFO

Trade & Invest Wales is the official Welsh Government Foreign Direct Investment marketing initiative for Wales. They promote Wales as a base for businesses and support and facilitate those interested in locating here. Click on the photo to get redirected to Trade & Invest Wales is website. 

The First Minister will today, 15 June 2021 set out ambitious plans for a stronger, greener and fairer Wales as he launches the Programme for Government.

As the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 enters its final year, the Celebrating Rural event looks more closely at the projects and beneficiaries of the funding, not just over the last programme but many projects that started with smaller grants and have grown and moved on to apply and receive funding through other schemes.

The aim of the event is to bring the projects to life – showcasing the real stories from the real beneficiaries by sharing their experiences, challenges and successes first hand.
 

SAVE THE DATE - Celebrating Rural Wales Event on 9th & 10th June 2022

Wales Rural Network

News and events

News Small Grants - Environment (water)
The application window has opened on 23 May 2022 and closes on 1 July 2022. The indicative budget…
News New Farming Connect workshop will focus on parasite control in cattle – is it time to change your management practices?
Do you want to enhance herd health and improve the performance and productivity of your beef or…
News Pick-your-own pumpkins project shows major income potential for growers
A fruit and vegetable grower who generated pick-your-own (PYO) pumpkin sales of £7,500 from 0.5…
News Spotlight on ammonia reduction strategies for Welsh poultry producers
A Welsh study has refocused attention on strategies for reducing ammonia emissions in the poultry…
SAVE THE DATE - Celebrating Rural Wales Event on 9th & 10th June 2022

As the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 enters its final year, the Celebrating Rural event looks more closely at the projects and beneficiaries of the funding, not just over the last programme but many projects that started with smaller grants and have grown and moved on to apply and receive funding through other schemes.

The aim of the event is to bring the projects to life – showcasing the real stories from the real beneficiaries by sharing their experiences, challenges and successes first hand.

Case Study of the Month: On the Crest of a Wave – Developing Cruise in West Wal…

Ensuring all 6 ports in Wales adopted a common brand and sense of arrival through coordinated materials and further development of the cruise product in Wales.

Food and Drink Wales

The Welsh Government's Food Division is responsible for promoting Welsh Food and Drink in Wales, the UK and internationally.

The vision is to create a strong and vibrant Welsh food and drink sector with a global reputation for excellence, having one of the most environmentally and socially responsible supply chains in the world.

Current Schemes

This allocation of funding responds to the ending of the EU Rural Development Programme (RDP), which will close in 2023. It will ensure continuity of support for important actions previously funded under the RDP.

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