What will LEADER Fund?
LEADER has 6 national priorities: (Click on each priority to find out more details.)
Support to increase farm productivity
Support for micro and small businesses (non-agricultural) and farm diversification
Support for rural tourism
Provision of rural services
Suport for cultural and heritage activity
Support for increasing forestry productivity
Making it Local has its own priorities which are:
Raise business performance and local employment
- To increase the number of well planned, productive, ambitious businesses who create more local and wider markets.
- To support our communities and businesses to make connections and work together, to build local assets and sustainable solutions
Optimise Sustainable Local Resource Use
- To realise the economic potential of the local environment, both as a resource and as a marketing tool, as a means to enhance prosperity and to sustain environmental quality
More details about Making it Local can be found in our Local Development Strategy (LDS).