1073: State of the countryside
This paper has been taken from a Commission for Rural Communities News Release announcing their new ‘State of the countryside’ report
Year of Publication2010
Rural businesses have high levels of entrepreneurship and resilience and can support the national return to growth – particularly in providing ‘green jobs’. Rural people are more likely to give unpaid help, to participate in local decision-making and to feel that people in their area share values and pull together, than people living in urban areas. Rural land is still required for food production; there is also a desire to improve environmental quality and opportunities for public enjoyment of the countryside and to mitigate climate change through developing renewable energy and bio-fuels.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > Economic development
- Subject Collection > Business
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment
- Subject Collection > Tourism & recreation
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > UK rural policy
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