Economic condition of crofting: 2019 to 2022

This is a report to the Scottish Parliament as outlined in the terms of section 51 of the Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010, reflecting the economic condition of crofting and the measures taken by the Scottish Ministers, the Crofting Commission and others to support crofting during 2019 to 2022.

20. Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland

20.1. The Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland set out the strategic approach to support the skills-needs of the rural economy by addressing skills shortages, talent retention and attraction, and demographic challenges through enhanced work-based learning pathways, and by increasing access to education and skills provision in rural areas.

20.2. The Plan has a clear focus on collaborative action and bring skills demand and supply closer together across rural Scotland. The Plan seeks to ensure the development of the skills and talent needed in order for Scotland's rural economy and communities to flourish and grow.



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