Welcome to Cwm a Mynydd, the Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent Rural Development Programme. 

We’re really glad you want to find out about such an exciting programme which we hope with your help, will make a big difference to our rural communities in Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent.


We’re guessing that by searching us out you want to get involved in our programme and join a growing network community of inspiring rural projects.


Working women

Working Women

Working Women is a supportive and dynamic network group for women in business, whether you are an employer, employee or run you own enterprise. The group gives you the opportunity to meet and work with like-mined women, share your success stories, promote your work and make new friends


Banksy cow

Rural ambassadors

Each area appoints a Local Action Group (LAG), which is made up of enthusiastic and passionate like-minded people from the public, private and third sectors (community and voluntary), so that we get a fair representation of our rural community.


Let's Get Ready to Rural

Let's Get Ready to Rural - our LEADER support

We are on the look out for exciting, creative and innovative rural projects! We want to give support to different groups, networks and communities wanting to pilot an idea.




Agri Network

The Agricultural Industry Network are farmers and agricultural based industries that actively engages in, and advices rural Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent’s agricultural industry including developing the industry in both Counties and enhancing it’s economic benefits.



Local Development Strategy

The Local Development Strategy (LDS) presents the current strategy, action plan and delivery intentions of our Local Action Group (LAG). It has been prepared for the purposes of participating in the Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020 (RDP) LEADER measure.


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