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.
The LEADER Scheme can be a useful socio-economic tool in both the immediate response to the emergency in rural areas and the longer-term recovery process. Welsh Local Action Groups (LAGs) have identified immediate priorities on the ground.
Written statement from Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs:
Today I am announcing over £106 million of investment in our rural economy over the next three years. This will include a range of schemes which will support a number of Welsh Government priorities including: