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  • Rural Network for Northern Ireland

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

  • Countryside Agri Rural Partnership

    Countryside Agri-Rural Partnership - RDC working in partnership to improve the lives of farmers and farm family members. 

  • Rural Respecting Difference Programme

    Rural Respecting Difference Programme - working in partnership to increase awareness of diversity and difference within schools and after schools

  • Rural Youth Entrepreneurship

    Rye - RDC working in partnership to encourage Rural Youth Entrepreneurship

  • Building Relationships in Communities

    BRIC – Building Relationships in Communities  - encouraging greater social integration in Northern Ireland’s housing sector

  • Maximising Community Space

    Maximising Community Space  - Advancing Good Relations in community halls

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'. 

Established in 1991, RDC has a track record in rural development spanning 24 years.

RDC NEWS

LAG Board voting now underway

Voting for the LAG Boards is ongoing with an excellent response to date from registered members.

RYE programme features in news CWSAN Newsletter

The Rural Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (RYE) features in the latest CWSAN Newsletter.

Read it here

Latest community funding bulletin out now

Check out the latest funding bulletin from Community Change regarding funding opportunities available in the sector.Read it here

Make Farm Safety your New Years Resolution

Why not add Farm Safety to your list of New Year Resolutions for 2015

Latest LAG Newsletter out now!

Edition Five is out now!

Get all the latest Local Action Groups news and updates here

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