Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy Project (USEFE)


The Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy (USEFE) is a joint initiative between businesses, the Local Authorities of Leitrim, Cavan, Longford and Roscommon, Bord Na Mona and ESB. It enables businesses to proactively influence and assist with the broader economic development of the region and identify opportunities for synergies across sectors and between various scales of business.

The key aims of USEFE are to:

  • Identify sectoral partnerships and linkages whose development might create wealth opportunities for local economies
  • Develop projects of regional significance which can lead to new business and job creation opportunities
  • Provide opportunities to help attract skilled employees to the region
  • Develop networking opportunities for businesses that can lead to new markets and potential partners
  • Build relationships between public and private enterprises, micro and large enterprises

USEFE is involved with a number of different sectors providing networking opportunities, mentoring support, and project development including:       

  • Food Sector
  • Forestry & Energy Sector
  • Tourism Sector
  • Creative Craft Sector
  • Diaspora Sector
  • ICT & Services

More Information can be found HERE