The award-winning Be Your Best Self personal development programme for Women in Agriculture is an integral part of the Scottish Government’s vision to make Scottish agriculture a fairer, more inclusive industry, where farm succession is not determined by gender, training is accessible to everyone, and more women take on senior roles in agricultural organisations.
Paths For All have recently launched the Ian Findlay Path Fund which supports the improvement of local paths within and between communities, making it easier for people to choose active travel and public transport for everyday journeys.
The current Programme for Government contains a commitment to establish at least one new National Park in Scotland by Spring 2026.
Rewilding charity Trees for Life – working on behalf of a partnership that includes government agency Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) and four private landowners – is to apply for a government licence to reintroduce beavers to Glen Affric in the Scottish Highlands, following an extensive community consultation.
Specialist advice on animal welfare can help keep your livestock in good health and make your farm practices work for you.
Scotland’s public sector is leading the way in using the purchase of goods and services to help people and communities.
A status review of the Scottish Governments Blue Economy Vision has just been published. The document considers how progress can be tracked, determines if significant and lasting change is occurring, and whether the Blue Economy approach is working.
The Rural Exchange provides an exciting new platform for people living and working across Scotland’s rural and island communities to have their voices heard in both research and policy-making.