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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Animal health and welfare
We are responsible for the control and, where possible, the eradication of animal disease in Wales to improve the health and welfare of our animals.
Avian Influenza Prevention Zone
An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone declaration was declared by the Welsh Ministers on 6 December 2016. This means extra biosecurity measures for all poultry and captive birds to protect them from the risk from wild birds.
Controlling disease outbreaks
Disease outbreaks and the measures to control them can carry wide and costly consequences for public health, the economy and the environment. Also, the way we treat animals is an important reflection of the values of our society. This means that improving the health and welfare of animals is important to all of us.
We aim to secure lasting improvements in the agriculture sector and safeguard the future for farmers in Wales by:
- protecting and improving the quality of Welsh stock
- controlling and eradicating diseases.
We also take action to prevent disease getting into the food chain by:
- monitoring animal movements
- veterinary surveillance
- ensuring that animals or meat from infected areas are not imported into Wales.