Our voice is your voice. We want to be confident we understand your needs, so our research is crucial to our work. We provide a rigorous, forward-looking and dependable view on the skills needs of our sector.

We’re committed to providing up-to-date research and policy insights into land-based and environmental industies, to support your business planning and growth.

Here you’ll find a range of reports, updates and factsheets that are free to download, as well as information about our bespoke services.


Improving Rural Livelihoods in Northern Ireland - Skills Survey 2016

A project delivered by Lantra, in conjunction with the Prince’s Countryside Fund to support farm businesses, particularly those needing help with business direction.

To download a copy of the report please follow this link.


Sector Skills Assessment (SSA)

Sector Skills Assessment (SSA) reports provide authoritative labour market intelligence (LMI) in order to inform the development of skills policy across the UK. 

All SSA reports are produced to a common specification developed by the UK Commission.  Lantra's 2012 SSA report which focused on the agriculture, forestry, fishing and veterinary activities was updated in Spring 2014.

To download a copy of 2012 SSA report and the SSA update from 2014 please follow this link.


Industry Specific Reports

Lantra have produced a range of reports from LMI factsheets, industry specific reports to the assessment of current provision.

To download copies of these reports please follow this link.


Industry Factsheets

Lantra have produced factsheet for each industry within the Land-based and Environmental Sector.

To download one of these factsheets please follow this link.