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Food, Land and People: Rural Communities

Theme 8: Vibrant Rural Communities

Brief Summary

This theme is concerned with developing an enhanced understanding of the linkages between social and economic performance in rural economies, of how greater empowerment through new governance frameworks can enable stakeholders to contribute more effectively to the Scottish Government's purpose and of how greater social and economic synergies can be developed between different urban and rural places.

Financial Allocation

2014-2015: £0.7 million

MRP Theme Co-ordinator

Professor Deborah Roberts, The James Hutton Institute

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