Book now to attend our National Rural Conference, (in association with the CCRI), in Cheltenham on 3rd & 4th September) here. The keynote speaker for the conference is the Rt Hon Lord Foster of Bath, Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.
The report was divided into four sections: Meeting our global obligations, Securing the value of land, Good work for a thriving economy and Good food for healthy communities.
It emphasised the challenge of addressing the competition for land in the UK between those who wish to build houses or other infrastructure and those who wish to farm.
It also addressed the lack of skills and training in rural communities as well as the frequent lack of year-round secure employment.
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