We would love to hear from you.
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Examples of project proposals that we are seeking:
1. Rural community training and support in developing digital skills;
2. ICT support for farmers and land based producers;
3. Sector specific support for short supply chain development;
4. Rural informal IT clubs to enhance understanding and use of digital technology;
5. Support for community led rural tourism and heritage interpretation content development; aimed at visitor and delivered using digital technologies;
6. Trialling of new digital products which largely benefit community learning and local rural economic development;
7. Explore the feasibility of linking rural producers/businesses with urban web portals.
This will give our team the chance to discuss your ideas with you in more detail, or if you prefer contact Deserie directly on the number above.
There are five themes or topics for which you may be able to receive funding for any rural, innovative projects.
To convert community energy plans into more detailed feasibility studies and trial innovative renewable energy schemes at a community level to tackle fuel poverty & to explore low carbon fuel opportunities for rural community facilities and vehicles.
To share knowledge and best practice between established and “new” rural development communities through toolkits, best practice exchanges & innovation activities.
To provide advice to rural enterprises that facilitates the development of complementary business clusters, shared resources through digital technology & linkages to on-line markets, which in turn, supports short supply chain development.
For example: Development of multimedia digital products that are content management based through community training and development and To provide a common ground for players and actors in the rural tourism sector to engage, share and integrate ideas and solutions, by up-skilling with innovation tools and techniques to convert ideas into action and outcomes
Please feel free to contact the team with any project ideas you may have
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