Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning.

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Status: Achieving

11.a.1 In 2018, the Government published the National Planning Framework (NPF) as part of Project Ireland 2040. It is the overarching policy and planning framework to guide development and investment in our cities, towns and rural areas. The NPF sets out a vision a to shape national, regional and local spatial development in economic, environmental and social terms to 2040, by which time it is projected that there will be roughly an extra one million people living in Ireland.

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