Our Smart Village Platform (SVP) provides a suite of Cloud applications for enabling Scotland’s rural communities to better participate in the Digital Economy.
LEADER is a bottom-up method of delivering support to communities for rural development. Grants are awarded by Local Action Groups to projects that support delivery of a Local Development Strategy.
The main documents defining Fife’s Economic Strategy are:
- The Fife Economy Partnership, and their Economic Strategy for 2017-2027.
- Tourism is a major sector, documented in detail here.
- This document from the KnowFife Partnership Hub describes the economic profile for North East Fife.
- The Adopted FIFEplan, including a section for Cupar. The plan sets out the planning policies and proposals for the development and use of land across Fife.
Fife Leader – The Communities of Fife have benefited from rural development LEADER funding since 2000. The 2014- 2020 programme has £3.4 million to allocate to projects covering the rural areas of North East and South West Fife. The programme supports community projects, rural businesses and farm diversification.
This Fife Tourism Strategy sets out the ambitions Fife Council and the Fife Tourism Partnership share for the Fife tourism sector, as well as how we address challenges and make the most of the exciting opportunities ahead.
The Improvement Service research paper Place Based Approaches: An Overview of Current Practice concludes with a checklist of the key questions and issues to consider when either embarking upon a place based initiative or reviewing an existing one. This practical tool helps shape thinking and approach.
The main Economic Development strategies and industry plans for South Lanarkshire.
DigitalVillage.scot will provide Digital Economy Infrastructure for Scotland’s Rural Communities.