Backbone of Britain: The battle to protect the Welsh language has already begun
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Posted by: Jennifer Olivares
The potential impact Brexit could have on Wales looms over the country, but it’s not just the farming industry that’s at stake.
A Brexit-shaped blow to the industry, which relies so heavily on lamb exports, could have serious implications for the country’s heritage and language, both of which have their foundations in rural areas.
The Welsh language is heavily steeped in agriculture, with research revealing those speaking it within the ‘agriculture, energy and water’ category make an essential contribution to its preservation