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Development and Restructuring of Agricultural and Forestry Businesses

Why are we funding this outcome?

To encourage rural land managers to invest in their existing businesses to improve viability and efficiency, whilst improving conditions for livestock and providing environmental benefits.

What will this package achieve?

The package has the potential to achieve:

  • Complementary or supplementary sources of income to the business
  • Sustainable alternative land use
  • Sharing resources and experience to control costs and increase incomes
  • Added benefits to rural communities
  • Introduction of novel and niche products.

What you can do

You should choose which of the following Options will help deliver the outcome you have selected.

We suggest the following Options may all be appropriate.

Some Options- shown in the top list - will always deliver the desired outcomes. If you choose any of these Options, you will not be expected to provide any justification for choosing that Option.

Other Options - those in the bottom list - will only help achieve the desired outcome in specific circumstances. If you choose any of these, the application system will ask you to explain how you see this Option helping to achieve the outcome. You can select as many, or as few, Options as you think you will need. You must judge which options will most effectively deliver the desired outcomes taking account of your circumstances.

These Options will always deliver the desired outcomes:

These Options will help to achieve the desired outcome in specific circumstances: