Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
New EU project to enhance coastal infrastructure in Wales and Ireland
Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defences and renewable energy schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs.
- Welsh Government seeks innovative ideas to tackle childhood obesity with healthier and cheaper food choices
- Welsh team set to compete at Special Olympics, thanks to Welsh Government and Disability Sport Wales funding
- New EU project to enhance coastal infrastructure in Wales and Ireland
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
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Environment and countryside
24 March 2017
Welsh Government seeks innovative ideas to tackle childhood obesity with healthier and cheaper food choices
We are inviting companies and research organisations to apply for funding to make the food and drink available to children healthier, while reducing the cost.
23 March 2017
A new £21 million programme to strengthen Wales’ food and drink sector is expected to safeguard thousands of jobs and deliver over £100 million for the Welsh economy.
23 March 2017
Global food and drink buyers will get a taste of Wales today at an event designed to help Welsh producers reach new markets and strike international deals in light of Brexit.
22 March 2017
Almost £5m of EU funds is being invested in putting Wales at the forefront of next generation solar energy technology.
13 March 2017
According to a new report Wales is now the third best recycling nation in the world.
10 March 2017
The Circular Economy Capital Investment Fund will help SMEs make the transformation towards a ‘Circular Economy’.
09 March 2017
£32m capital funding to reduce the risk from flooding to over 2,100 homes and businesses across Wales.
03 March 2017
Welsh Government invests over £7m to help local authorities become energy efficient and reduce carbon emissions
Over £7m investment funding to help local authorities become more energy efficient, reduce carbon emissions and save money.
28 February 2017
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, is in Dubai this week to fly the flag for Wales as part of St David’s Day 2017 celebrations.
24 February 2017
Following the announcement to declare a new Avian Influenza Prevention Zone the Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales is reminding bird keepers to be prepared ahead of its implementation next Tuesday.
21 February 2017
The Welsh Government is making nearly three quarters of a million pounds available to help reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Little Haven.
17 February 2017
Mainstay Marine Solutions in Pembrokeshire has been awarded a contract to build 2 new Welsh Fisheries Patrol Vessels.
14 February 2017
The reputation of Wales’ thriving food and drink industry has been given a boost after the EU confirmed Traditionally Reared Pedigree Welsh Pork has gained protected status.
14 February 2017
The Warm Homes programme provides funding for home energy efficiency improvements to low income households.
13 February 2017
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has announced a new Avian Influenza Prevention Zone, in place from 28 February until 30 April.
13 February 2017
Wales needs a better and fairer approach to public access for outdoor recreation.
09 February 2017
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths has announced the opening of a new round of funding for Glastir Advanced.
06 February 2017
Cabinet Secretary announces support to help Welsh fishermen access millions of pounds of European funding
Wales’ fishermen and coastal communities will be able to access £60,000 of Welsh Government funding to help them make applications for millions of pounds of European funding.
02 February 2017
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs will hear the views of farmers, organisations and food businesses on the Welsh Government’s vision of a future for the UK outside the EU today.
31 January 2017
Lesley Griffiths has taken steps to strengthen the protection for sea birds and harbour porpoise in Wales.
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