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FONE Priorities for 2019

As key priorities for 2019, the FONE group will:

1.         Make available 1000 hectares of publically owned land to New Entrants;

2.         Work with Stakeholders in scoping a Land Matching Service;

3.         Focus on Crofting and the way ahead with sub-letting on the RPID Estate;

4          Respond to any consultations around New Entrants support;

5.         Continue beyond the public sector - highlighting opportunities to owner occupiers;

6.         Facilitate the promotion of case studies;

7.         Facilitate one Starter Farm to progress beyond their 10-year tenure; and

8.         Cabinet Secretary to continue to promote the benefits of FONE at key events to maintain momentum.