What will LEADER Fund?

LEADER has 6 national priorities: (click on each priority to find out more)

Support to increase farm productivity

Support for micro and small businesses (non-agricultural) and farm diversification

Support for rural tourism

Provision of rural services

Support for cultural and heritage activity

Support for increasing forestry productivity

REAL Devon has its own priorities which are:

  • Supporting Businesses with an emphasis on agri-food, tourism, manufacturing and micro-enterprise.
  • Supporting young people to develop, innovate and fulfil their potential
  • Growing the green economy and maximising resources to tackle fuel poverty, through innovation and support for local supply chains
  • Utilising our heritage and high quality landscape to develop integrated tourism offers, adding value to the local economy
  • Building on local provision of services to combat rural isolation and exclusion

More details about REAL Devon can be found in our Local Development Strategy (LDS).