Curlew Country – Facilitation Fund

Benefits of being involved

  • A nominated facilitator to work with the group
  • Delivery of bespoke training, workshops and demonstrations – the members of the group decide on what training they want, where and when
  • Farmer and land manager led
  • Opportunities to visit similar projects
  • Resilience – putting your farm in the best place for future DEFRA schemes, in whatever form they take. DEFRA has made it clear that they will look favourably on farmer ‘clusters’ working together at a landscape scale
  • Having a stronger voice when dealing with DEFRA – regional / national management from DEFRA have visited one local ‘cluster’ twice already and adapted their thinking based on their findings
  • There is  no cost to doing the scheme
  • Training and administration costs will be met from the fund