Food and drink
Dumfries & Galloway LEADER Project Officer (Temporary)
- Dumfries with a region-wide remit
- Salary: £20,535 - £22,056
Dumfries & Galloway LEADER is seeking a confident, out-going individual to support the local business sector in the development of projects which will ensure we maximise the benefit of this new tranche of funding for Dumfries & Galloway.
Successful candidates will bring knowledge of the business and enterprise sector and a keen understanding of the economic context in which rural businesses currently operate.
Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER are holding a series of drop-in sessions this spring.
These sessions are drop-in events at a local level across the Kelvin Valley & Falkirk area and LEADER will be joined by local funders at each event.
Attendees will be able to discuss project ideas with LEADER staff and LAG members and also with the other funding organisations. They will also be able to find out information on how to apply and our forthcoming deadlines.
The dates and venues for the drop-in sessions are:
The agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) is seeking participants for a seminar on the data revolution in the agri-food sector.
Development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and sensor based technologies, procedures and software have enormously increased the amount of data collected, and available, in agricultural sectors and through the whole supply chain (from farm to fork).
The new West Lothian LEADER programme will officially launch on 17 March at SRUC Oatridge College Campus.
The West Lothian LEADER programme will see £2.17 million invested in community-led local development in rural West Lothian.
The Scottish Food Commission's interim report has set out a vision for 2025, with five key objectives for the next decade.
The Scottish Food Commission has 16 members and is tasked with checking that the existing National Food and Drink Policy 'Becoming a Good Food Nation' is fit for purpose, and to produce recommendations to ensure that the policy's current focus is able to deliver for society and industry.