e-fferm - Farming Connect

Project: Externally funded research

Project Details


Farming Connect is one of four new schemes within the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is focusing significant investment from Welsh Government and the EU to revitalise rural communities and provide support for agriculture and forestry in Wales
The Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 is a seven year European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) programme funded by the European Union and Welsh Government. It aims to improve resilience and promote transformational change in agriculture, forestry and rural communities. It will support a wide range of activities which:

improve competitiveness in the agriculture and forestry sector
safeguard and enhance the rural environment
foster competitive and sustainable rural businesses and thriving rural communities.
The Farming Connect programme supports the development of a more professional, profitable and resilient land based sector. It comprises an integrated programme of knowledge transfer, innovation and advisory services designed to deliver greater sustainability, improved competitiveness, and improved environmental performance.
Effective start/end date01 Oct 201519 Mar 2023


  • Farming Connect (Funder reference unknown): £142,016.00


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