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Co-operation and Supply Chain Development scheme

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Support for co-operation activities across the agriculture, food and forestry sectors.

The Co-operation and Supply Chain Development scheme (C&SCDS) is designed to help make new things happen. It will provide support for a broad range of matters and for all aspects of a project, from the initial stages through to delivery and into dissemination and evaluation.  The scheme cannot support joint activities which are already taking place but can support an existing group in undertaking a new joint project.

The scheme aims to support the development of new products, practices, processes and technologies in the agriculture, forestry and food sectors, including:  

  • small businesses working together to share production facilities and resources
  • short supply chains and local markets including promotion activities in a local context
  • pilot projects where the information is made publicly available and widely disseminated.

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