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Project: Farming Connect
21 August 2017
What are European Innovation Partnerships (EIP’s)?   EIPs are a Europe-wide initiative to encourage and develop innovation within farm and forest enterprises. Menter a Busnes has been working with Welsh Government to deliver the scheme in Wales over the past 18 months and we have been working with approximately 20 potential groups to develop their ideas into a project structure that could bring real benefit to their businesses.   Welsh Government has recently undertaken a review of this process and we are pleased to report that earlier in July they have awarded the management and delivery of the entire scheme to Menter a Busnes.
02 August 2017
Menter Moch Cymru & Wales Pig finishing Winner Announced   In a bid to encourage the next generation of pig keepers and to get farmers thinking about pigs as a viable diversification option, four Wales YFC members have been awarded five weaners each as a stepping stone into the pig industry.   This new initiative is a joint venture between Wales YFC and Menter Moch Cymru, the new RDP funded project that aims to develop the pig sector in Wales.   The winners were announced on Tuesday, 25th July at the YFC chairman’s reception at the RWAS Royal Welsh Show and are Kim Barnett from the
Project: Farming Connect
27 July 2017
During the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, Eirwen Williams, one of the directors at Menter a Busnes, was recognised by CARAS, the Council for Awards of Royal Agricultural Societies throughout the UK.  The aim of CARAS is to give recognition to individuals that have made a significant contribution to the agriculture sector and rural industries. These awards not only focus on practical farming, but also on the development of agricultural services, research, technology, economics, education, farming care, communication and administration. On being awarded the Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Societies (ARAgS), Eirwen Williams, Director at Menter a Busnes said: “I am very proud to receive
Project: Cywain
19 July 2017
A record number of small and up and coming food and drink producers will be making their debut at the Royal Welsh Show Food Hall (July 24-27th) thanks to agri-food support project, Cywain.   Over the four days of the Show, 16 producers will be setting up stall in the Food Hall for the very first time with products ranging from truffles and honey vinegar to scotch eggs and spring water.   The producers will be featured under the auspices of Cywain – a project which supports the development of new markets in the agri-food sector.   The Food Hall is one of the
27 June 2017
Martin Rhisiart was employed as a professor of Strategy and Innovation with the University of South Wales and joined Menter a Busnes’ Board as a non-executive Director in 2011. He made a regular and valued contribution to the company’s direction and development over the past 6 years.  He was an astute economist who specialised in Insight and Futures and his deductions regarding sectoral trends were always interesting and thought provoking.   He was a proud Welshman who contributed regularly on Welsh media on subjects ranging from the economy to Cardiff City football club! He was passionate about economic developments that would benefit

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