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Theme 2

Facilitating pre-commercial development, business partnerships and short supply chains

Examples of ideas that can be supported:

  • 1. Develop rural business network for specific sector support and networking;
  • 2. Develop a mentoring scheme for ethnic and gender minority groups in business;
  • 3. Promote and integrate local food heritage more widely within the Vale of Usk LAG area;
  • 4. Development of a social enterprise that meets gaps in rural basic services and visitor offers;
  • 5. Support Local business digital technology needs;
  • 6. Support rural digital connectivity and Wi-Fi access through shared facilities of community hubs;
  • 7. Develop an integrated on-line market place;
  • 8. Research reasons why more young people are not employed locally.

The officer responsible for the Short Supply Chains Theme is Deserie Mansfield Contact Tel : 01633 748319 or email

Please take the opportunity to complete an on-line form.

This will give our team the chance to discuss your ideas with you in more detail, or if you prefer to contact Deserie directly.

Go to the Project ideas form

How we can help you

There are five themes or topics for which you may be able to receive funding for any rural, innovative projects.