Innovation

After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Women's Enterprise Scotland are delighted to launch the Women's Enterprise Scotland Awards 2022, as part of their 10th Anniversary celebrations. 

A new scheme aimed at promoting equality and providing more opportunities for women in Scottish agriculture has supported more than 750 trainees since its launch last year.

Projects which aim to boost food security in Scotland and address the biodiversity and climate crises will benefit from a major Scottish Government funding programme.

This June, GrowBiz is celebrating its 15th birthday, after starting in 2007 to provide community-based support to small businesses and the self-employed.

Environment Minister Mairi McAllan has responded to the UK Government Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill in a letter to Mr George Eustice MP and Mr Alister Jack MP. You can read it in full here.

'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.

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