The twin nature crises are of central importance to us and our members. We recognise and strongly support the pressing need for action to address both the climate emergency and linked biodiversity crisis. We are working to highlight and support community-led action on these crises.
We are at the forefront of promoting the community-led response to ecological crisis and demonstrate the good work our members are undertaking. We focus on the following areas to achieve this:
We will continue to advocate for community-led action on the climate emergency and biodiversity loss, as evidenced by rural and urban community landowners in Scotland, in ways which support the sustainable development of individual communities and of Scotland as a whole.
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This paper proposes a transformational system of new community partnership agreements to ensure community priorities are included from the earliest stage of new economic developments.
Landmark decision paves the way for the Knocknagael charity to take the Scottish Government owned green field at Knocknagael into community ownership
Following a detailed and lengthy process, an independent panel has recommended that the original decision to refuse the asset transfer be overturned, subject to a number of conditions, and Scottish Government ministers have accepted this recommendation.
Community Land Scotland has published research by Professor Mike Danson on the impact of community land ownership in locations which were previously under monopoly ownership.