Innovation

'Agroecology: Facilitating Mindset Change' was one of the projects supported in most recent round of Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund aiming to widen understanding of agroecology.

Lyth Arts Centre will host one of 12 Unexpected Gardens around Scotland as part of the Dandelion programme teaching communities about the art and value of growing food and other plants.

Could Community-led transport be a form of community wealth building? The blog published by Scottish Rural Action explores what solutions and opportunities it can bring to the local communities.

The Scottish NEFERTITI Hub is organising a free on-farm demonstration titled ‘What do we mean by Climate Positive Farming?’ at Glensaugh Farm, near Fettercairn on Tuesday 17th May 2022, 12pm-4:30pm.

Farmers, crofters and agricultural contractors will be able to apply for Sustainable Agriculture Capital Grant Scheme from 26th April, which will offer funding for equipment with a recognised evidence base to protect the water environment and reduce the agricultural impact on climate change and air qu

Listen to the latest episode of On Farm podcast where Mairi Gougeon talks with the representatives from the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs about some important issues affecting rural communities.

Take part in PASTORAL research project aiming to develop a digital tool helping farmers increase productivity and carbon efficiency by improving pasture performance and management.

People are to be supported to drive forward innovation and knowledge transfer in agriculture, helping businesses contribute to the green economic recovery by farming and crofting more sustainably.

Applications have opened for the next round of the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (KTIF) for projects aiming to introduce new and innovative approaches in agricultural practice or improve sector knowledge transfer and skills.

On 2 February 2022, the last meeting took place of the Outer Hebrides LEADER Local Action Group (LAG).

In its 30 years the LAG has overseen the allocation of £11.6 million LEADER European grant funding to innovative projects throughout the Outer Hebrides and additionally levered in nearly £23 million of match funding.

Islands Bond Workshop

The Scottish Government has committed to developing a £5 million Islands Bond fund, providing up to £50,000 each for up to 100 households by 2026, by providing financial support for island residents to remain in their community, or to encourage people to move there.

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