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    NI Rural Development Council celebrates 25 Years. 1991-2016.

  • RDC Christmas Hamper

    To celebrate our 25th birthday RDC donated Christmas hampers to 5 local charities

  • Personal Youth Development Programme
  • Rural Network for Northern Ireland

    Rural Network- Supporting rural development locally, nationally & across Europe

  • RYE Connect

    RYE - RDC working in partnership to encourage Rural Youth Entrepreneurship

  • Farm Family Key Skills Health and Safety

    RDC working to improve the lives of farmers and farm family members. 

ABOUT THE RURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

RDC, the rural development organisation for Northern Ireland, works to support and encourage integrated rural development actions that recognise and value the contribution of agriculture, rural regeneration, the environment and culture in realising its vision of 'a living, working, sustainable and shared countryside'.                         

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NEWS

McIlveen announces free farm safety courses

Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen today encouraged farmers to make farm safety a priority by signing up for new farm safety workshops under the Farm Families Key Skills initiative.


November & December Farm Safety Workshop Dates Announced

The Rural Development Council (RDC) has announced 7 new dates for farm health and safety workshops as part of its delivery of the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 - Farm Family Key Skills.

Local Environment Projects

Environment Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced funding from the plastic bag charge for local environment projects.

Community Halls Programme

The Minister for Communities, Paul Givan has made available up to £500,000 capital funding in 2016/2017 to operate a Pilot Programme for community halls.

Farm Family Health & Safety Workshops Commence

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