Community Land Scotland were asked to write a blog for the Scottish Land Commission on their research into transparency and legal options to development land ‘Transparency of Options Agreements’ (Diffley Partnership 2023).
Community Land Blog
Scottish land markets are changing quickly due in part to global demand for low and zero carbon investments. Investors and the super-rich, the so-called “Green Lairds”, are buying up large landholdings for “rewilding” and other carbon offset projects.
Community Land Scotland has published research on the distinctive contribution that community landowners are making to addressing the climate emergency.
In January 2021, we held a two-part online event in collaboration with Carnegie UK Trust which explored the opportunities and challenges associated with community ownership… Read More »Community Ownership – Shaping the Future of Our Towns
Case studies of community-led initiatives which have successfully delivered housing projects with support from the Rural Housing Fund.
Introduction from Community Land Scotland Ahead of our planned launch of a Community Ownership Hub in Glasgow and Clyde Valley in 2021, Community Land… Read More »Kick-starting Community Led Housing – Social Value and Land Disposal in Bristol
In his new book, Riders on the Storm: Climate Change and the Survival of Being, the Isle of Lewis raised author, Alastair McIntosh, sums up… Read More »Alastair McIntosh blog on Riders on the Storm