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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 22 years. 

RDC NEWS

O'Neill outlines detail of Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020

The Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 budget of £623m will make a real difference to the lives of people living and working in our rural areas, Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill has said.

Are You A Social Enterprise

In partnership with ASDA, Social Enterprise NI is delighted to be able to offer five workshops specifically designed for Social Enterprises.

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland

For the latest edition of Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland newsletter please click here.

Reform Inform

For the latest edition of Reform Inform please click here.

RDC Chief discusses Rural Development on Radio Ulster

Teresa Canavan, RDC Chief Executive, spoke on BBC Radio Ulster about Rural Development and the LEADER programme.

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