RESAS 22-27: SRUC-e1-1 Novel Insights On Scotland's Rural And Island Economies (nisrie)

Project Details


The unique characteristics, challenges, and aspirations of the local business base, and opportunities for community wealth building in rural and island communities will be examined. We will focus on understanding the role of economic infrastructure in prosperity and consider how future changes to agricultural support may impact on rural and island regions of Scotland. A 'Rural Exchange' platform will provide access to outputs and summary data.
Effective start/end date1/04/2231/03/27


  • Scottish Government: Rural & Environment Science & Analytical Services

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

ASJC Scopus Subject Areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Geography, Planning and Development


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