This briefing presents the views and experiences of frontline practitioners working in rural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Evidence for how the pandemic has affected the South of Scotland and for the region’s economic prospects as the country emerges from the initial response phase into the potential recovery phase.
The priorities for the new South of Scotland Enterprise Agency to support the region’s economy through the COVID-19 crisis.
Issues of poverty and disadvantage are a policy focus in Scotland but national poverty policies tend not to recognise the extent and specific characteristics of rural poverty. How might policy responses need to change to accommodate the different drivers?
Video discussing the role of farm visits and how we can make better use of this resource in the Scottish school curriculum.