Food and drink
Regional Food Fund offers grants of up to £5,000 to support projects and initiatives that promote the development of food and drink across Scotland.
New measures to make Scotland a world-leader in managing fisheries stocks have been published for consultation.
Views on a draft future catching policy are being sought along with plans to roll-out Remote Electronic Monitoring systems for boats fishing in Scottish waters.
The Baillie Gifford Multi-year Awards fund, aimed at supporting grassroots community groups across Scotland, is now open to applications.
Priority will be given to projects that can demonstrate a fit with one of the following priorities:
To celebrate International Women’s Day with this year’s theme ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’, we talked to Clare Cooper, the co-initiator of Bioregioning Tayside – one of the first bioregional initiatives in Scotland responding to the climate and biodiversity crises. Their Inception Group consists entirely of women, who each with their unique expertise help to bring bioregioning projects in Tayside to life.
Scottish food and drink producers have been awarded a share of £160k of funding for sustainable projects as part of an industry-wide commitment to net zero.
Scottish Rural Network is providing funds to support the Scottish Community Pubs Partnership led by the Plunkett Foundation, which will allow more pubs to become community-owned in 2022.