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Further Details About Wales RDP Announced

20 July 2015

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food Rebecca Evans AM has unveiled more details about how rural development funding worth more than £900 million will be spent.

Rebecca Evans AM Deputy Minister for Farming and FoodLaunching Welsh Government Rural Communities – Wales’ new Rural Development Programme for the 2014-2020 period – the Deputy Minister revealed that four new grant schemes totalling almost £30 million were already up and running.

Growers, farmers, and other rural businesses can now apply for support from four schemes:

Announcing the new funds, the Deputy Minister said: “I want us to safeguard and enhance our natural resources, and support the wider rural economy so that the fabric of rural Wales is increasingly more resilient and sustainable.”

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