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Regenerate NPT

Regen NPT LogoRegenerate Neath Port Talbot is the local partnership that is delivering the Rural Development Plan in Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council. The RDP is jointly funded by the European Union as part of the Common Agricultural Policy through the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, and the Welsh Government. It has run since 2007.

The term given to the 'partnership' is 'Local Action Group' and it is made up of members from the public, private and voluntary sectors. In Neath Port Talbot the LAG - Regenerate NPT, is responsible for overseeing our local LEADER programme. The LAG is made up of 25 representatives from a wide range of organisations throughout rural areas within NPT and is required to submit a Local Development Strategy to the Welsh Government which outlines their priorities for development, outcomes and targets for the life of the plan.

Responsibilities

Regenerate NPT is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the Regional Development Plan 2014-2020 in Neath Port Talbot, developing and delivering the Local Development Strategy for this period. Its main responsibilities are:

To ensure that the Administrative and Delivery bodies and their representatives function within the legal and regulatory framework set out by the Welsh Government.

To formulate a Local Development Strategy for 2014-2020 addressing the appropriate needs and opportunities in the area with regards to four specific themes:

To develop and oversee the delivery of projects under the Local Development Strategy.

To ensure that the LDS strategically fits with local and national priorities and maximises use of other external funding sources.

To be an advocate for the LAG and its work. To be an advocate for the Leader approach to regeneration.

Supporting the promotion of issues relating to Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Plan 2014 - 2020 is the Wales Rural Network Support Unit.

Click here for the link to the European Commission’s web-site which relates to the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

Documents relating to the LAG can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Regenerate NPT Minutes
File type Document File size
pdf Regenerate NPT Local Development Strategy 2014 - 2010 1.15 MB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 20 May 2014 134 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 24 July 2014 92 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 18 September 2014 102 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 11 December 2014 84 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 18 February 2015 92 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 23 June 2015 184 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 22 September 2015 102 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 10 December 2015 86 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 24 March 2016 153 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 30 June 2016 84 KB
pdf RegenerateNPTMinutes22Sept16 224 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 8 December 2016 220 KB
pdf Regenerate NPT Minutes 23 March 2017 171 KB