The Just Transition Fund (JTF) is a £500 million ten-year commitment that will support projects in the North East and Moray which contribute towards the region’s transition to net zero.

A series of consultation events will take place over the next few months commencing with first face to face seasons starting in Inverness this Wednesday (5th October) followed by Portree, Skye on Thursday (6th October) to support a public consultation on the forthcoming Agriculture Bill

This week the 'National Islands Plan: implementation route map 2022' was published. It details how the Scottish Government will deliver their priorities over the lifetime of the National Islands Plan.

As part of the Scottish Government’s consultation process to develop a new Agriculture Bill an online thematic workshop to address 'Delivering the Agricultural Vision' will take place on the 29 September (19:00-21:00)

The aim of this event is to gather initial views on the Scottish Government’s proposed “Future Agriculture Support Framework”, outlined in the consultation, Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture, Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill.

Members of the public and stakeholders are being urged to take part in the consultation on the forthcoming Agriculture Bill. To support this the Scottish Government has announced a series of consultation events that will take place over the next few months. 

The next stage in making Scotland a global leader in sustainable and regenerative agriculture has been launched.

People are being urged to take part in a consultation on the Scottish Government's forthcoming Agriculture Bill.

The Scottish Government climate change plan has committed to reducing agricultural emissions by 31% by 2032.

The consultation covers a range of key themes including:

On 20 December 2021, the Scottish Government invited comments to a ‘New Deal for Tenants - draft rented sector strategy: consultation’, which seeks to improve accessibility, affordability choices and standards across the whole rented sector in Scotland. This is of particular relevance to  Agricultural, Crofting and Tied Worker Tenancies.

Testing Actions for Sustainable Farming (TSF) survey now open to farmers and crofters with a £50 participation fee payable. You can complete it here.