The Commission on Highland Democracy has published its interim report. Key findings so far are: Decision making is exclusive. … People consider decision making to be centralised not because it takes place a long distance from them. …(but) when a … Continue reading
The CADISPA Trust, which specialises in support for remote rural areas, has produced a Handbook for communities wishing to develop a local facility. A recent Scottish government survey showed that 80% of the 861 rural community facilities identified are community … Continue reading
A European Network for Rural Development workshop discussed ways to respond to demographic change and promote social inclusion in rural areas. Entitled ‘Social Hubs in Rural Europe’, the event explored existing hubs of activity and inspiring initiatives from across Europe … Continue reading
This manual introduces a wide range of participatory strategies and tools for research to guide the implementation of climate smart agriculture and efforts to achieve food security in rural communities world-wide. It is intended for NGO practitioners and program designers … Continue reading
Scottish Rural Action launched their full Manifesto for Rural Scotland at their recent AGM.
Highland Council has established a Commission on Highland Democracy, which has published its Call for Evidence, and wants the public’s views on local democracy in the Highlands. Members of the public are invited to view the Call for Evidence on … Continue reading