Regenerate Neath Port Talbot
Regenerate 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
- Regenerate NPT, is responsible for overseeing our local
LEADER programme. The
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
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
To ensure that the LDS strategically fits with local and
national priorities and maximises use of other external funding
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
Regenerate NPT Minutes 30 June 2016
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