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Downloads: Rural Policy Centre

The following documents are available for download. Documents in PDF format can be read using Adobe Reader.

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Awareness and attitudes towards Biotechnology Innovations

Awareness and Attitudes towards Biotechnology Innovations among
Farmers and Rural Population in the European Union

Innovation and Power in Food Supply Chains

Innovation and Power in Food Supply Chains: The Case of the Potato
Sector in the UK

Rural Report 2017/18 Executive Summary

The Rural Report 2017/18 Executive Summary

The Gender Pay Gap in Rural Scotland

Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Rural Scotland

Evaluation of Finnish Policy

Presentation and Evaluation of Finnish Island Policy.

Promoting positive animal welfare in dairy cattle and sheep

Research briefings on the positive animal welfare in relation to dairy cattle and sheep.

James Park - Scotch Whisky

The presentation by James Park, Head of Economics at the Scotch Whisky Association.

The Future Demand for Smallholdings in Scotland - an Assessment

This research project was undertaken to assess demand for small landholdings in Scotland.

Meeting 4: Transition to the Future

The presentations from the 4th Meeting of the CPG are available to download here.

Nigel Miller (726.24 KB, PPTX)

Angel Lamont - Tyne Esk Leader (753.9 KB, PPTX)

Rachael Wakefiled - CENSIS - IoTs (2.91 MB, PPTX)

Approved Minutes June 2019 (554.32 KB, PDF)

Rural Report Questionnaire

The questions for Rural Business survey can be viewed here.

Rural Report 2018/19

The full report is available to download here, as well as the emerging findings poster.

An Evaluation of the Scottish and Southern Energy Griffin and Calliachar Enterprise Fund

Report on the evaluation of the Scottish and Southern Energy Griffin and Calliachar Enterprise fund - published January 2019

'Wildness, islandness and place-based rural development: the case of Kangaroo Island, Australia' - Prof Neil Argent

The powepoint presentation from Prof Neil Argent from the fourth in our Islands Webinar Series

Prof Neil Argent (3.68 MB, PPTX)

Cooperation, Scottish Pigs and A Black Swan Event

Andy McGowan from the Scottish Pig Producers presentation at the EAEDC on Monday 30th September 2019.

The Role of the LEADER Approach post-Brexit

The Technical Report and Summary Report on the role of the LEADER Approach post-Brexit, commissioned by the Scottish Government

Meeting 1: Taking a place based approach to demographic change in rural Scotland.

Slides, handouts and notes from the speakers short presentations, as well as the unapproved minutes.

Gamekeeper Privacy Notice

The Privacy Notice for the Gamekeeper Survey 2019/20 can be downloaded here.

Gamekeeper Information Sheet (141.21 KB, PDF)

[Proposed] National Islands Plan - Erica Clarkson and Francesco Sindico

Presentation from Erica and Francesco on the proposed National Islands Plan.

Moorland Data Privacy Notice

Privacy notice for the Socio-economic moorland data survey 2019/20

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