Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

Business Plan: Internal manual for implementing the LDS
C4C: Communities of Change
C&C: D&G Council Customer and Community Department
CBS: Community Broadband Scotland
CLD: D&G Community Learning and Development Department (also DG CLD)
CLLD: Community Led Local Development
CVS: Community & Voluntary Sector
E&G: Equality and Diversity
EFF: European Fisheries Fund
ESA: Employment Support Allowance
FE: Further Education
LAG: Local Action Group
LDS: Local Development Strategy
LEADER: Liaison Entre Actions de Développement de l’Économie Rurale (Links between Activities Developing Rural Communities)
Business Plan: Internal/ In-house Operational ‘how to’ manual for implementing the LDS
SME: Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
SE: Scottish Enterprise
SG: Scottish Government
SIMD: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
SOA: Single Outcome Agreement
SMG: Strategic Management Group
SRUC: Scotland’s Rural College (also Scottish Agricultural College)
SSSI: Site of Special Scientific Interest
UNESCO: United Nations Education and Scientific and Cultural Organisation
VCS: Voluntary and Community Sector