The Shetland LEADER Programme 2014 – 20 is open for applications.

How To Apply

What is LEADER?

LEADER is a European Union initiative which forms part of the Scottish Government's Scottish Rural Development Programme for 2014-20

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LEADER Programme 2014-20

The objective of LEADER is to provide opportunities for individuals, businesses and communities to come together to support rural development and provide long lasting benefits to the local area with particular emphasis on projects that are both innovative and “bottom up”.

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European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2014-20

Shetland received an allocation of £485,000 of EMFF funding to deliver a Local Development Strategy for Shetland. The European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is the fund for the EU’s maritime and fisheries policies for 2014-20 and has been created to support the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy and to encourage the development of the EU Integrated Maritime Policy. The fisheries priority actions form part of the Shetland LEADER Local Development Strategy.

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News

LAG meeting dates 

September 1st 2017

LAG meeting dates

Upcoming LAG meeting dates

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Deadlines for Expressions of Interest and Full Applications 

September 1st 2017

Deadlines for Expressions of Interest and Full Applications

Reminder to applicants: The next deadline for the submission of Expressions of Interest is 20th September and the deadline for the submission of full applications is 4th October. If you have any questions on either please do not hesitate to get in contact.

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Short Food Supply Chain Management 

August 23rd 2016

Short Food Supply Chain Management

A report on a study completed by the EIP-AGRI to identify the main needs or instruments required to implement short supply chains which can increase farm incomes.

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