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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

Community Shares news

Community Shares: one option to kick start a new enterprise

Summer Camp Programme 2015 Pilot

The Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister in partnership with the Education Authority are seeking to appoint organisations to deliver the Summer Camp Pilot Programme. 

Rural Micro Capital Grant Programme

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has opened the Rural Micro Capital Grant Programme which will be delivered by local Rural Support Networks on behalf of DARD.  The Programme opened for applications on Monday 13 April 2015 and will close noon on Friday 22 May 2015.

Ethical Fundraising Workshops

Are you interested in raising funds from ethical sources? please click HERE to find out more information.

Experts Wanted for European Commission Body

The European Commission is looking for experts on 'New entrants into farming'.

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