Scotland Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2014-2020 Stage 2: Final Proposals

Stage 2 document setting out the final proposals for the new rural development programme period (2014-2020).


ANC Areas of Natural Constraint

BRIA Business and Regulatory Impact assessment

CAP Common Agricultural Policy

CCAGS Crofting Counties Agricultural Grant Scheme

CSF Common Strategic Framework

CSGN Central Scotland Green Network

DP Direct payments

EAFRD European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

EC European Commission

EIP European Innovation Partnership

EMFF European Marine and Fisheries Fund

ENRD European Network for Rural Development

EQIA Equalities Impact Assessment

ERDF European Regional Development Fund

ESF European Social Fund

ESIF European Structural Investment Funds

EU European Union

FCS Forestry Commission Scotland

FPMC Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation

GES Government Economic Strategy

HIE Highlands and Islands Enterprise

HNV High Nature Value

IT Information Technology

KTIF Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund

LAG Local Action Groups

LDS Local Development Strategies

LFA Less Favoured Area

LFASS Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme

LGBT Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender

LISS Low Impact Silvicultural Systems

NE New entrants

NGB Next generation broadband

NGO Non-governmental organisation

NPF National Performance Framework

NRN National Rural Network

NSU Network Support Unit

PA Partnership Agreement

PAC Project Assessment Committee

PAMC Partnership Agreement Monitoring Committee

PMC Programme Monitoring Committee

RD Rural Development

RDR Rural Development Regulation

RPID Rural Payments and Inspections Division

SAF Single Application Form

SCVO Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

SDS Skills Development Scheme

SE Scottish Enterprise

SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEARS Scotland's Environmental and Rural Services

SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SG Scottish Government

SMART Specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound

SMEs Small and medium enterprises

SNH Scottish Natural Heritage

SRDP Scotland Rural Development Programme

SRN Scottish Rural Network

SRUC Scottish Rural Colleges

SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

WIAT Woods in and Around Towns


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