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Protocol launched for responsible investment in natural capital

The Scottish Land Commission has today issued a new protocol on responsible natural capital and carbon management.

Case studies in demand to highlight land and nature improvements

Land experts call for examples of good natural capital practice with community benefit

Shaping Scotland’s land market key to natural capital opportunity

We have published recommendations to Scottish Ministers to help Scotland realise the opportunity of new value in the nation’s land and natural capital in a fair way.

Shetland residents urged to get online to share views about their local land

Shetland residents are invited to join the Scottish Land Commission online at our latest virtual public meeting.

New discussion papers spark the debate on the carbon market

Carbon market must have positive environmental outcomes and deliver community benefit, say new Land Lines discussion papers.

Scottish Land Commission invites Cairngorms residents to online public meeting

Cairngorms residents are invited to share their views about land and land reform from the comfort of their own homes.

Major report shows Scotland’s changing rural land market

A GROUNDBREAKING report reveals changes to Scotland's rural land market and values, amid strong timber prices and rising demand in non-farming leisure estates.

New guidance for public bodies to ensure land is used and managed in the public interest

New guidance for public bodies on how they can use and manage land productively and in the public interest to be published at Land Reuse Month.

Scottish Land Commission invites Moray residents to online public meeting

The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of online public meetings and the next will cover Moray on Wednesday 16 March.

Guide will help agriculture landlords and tenants navigate ‘booming’ carbon credit trading

A newly published guide will help tenants and landlords of agricultural holdings benefit from and avoid potential pitfalls around carbon credit trading.

Public sector urged to lead the way in land reuse

Land Reuse Month, a month-long campaign in March, will drive forward the message that the public sector has a key role to play in transforming vacant and derelict land across Scotland.

£1,000 research grant up for grabs in National Student Award

Applications are now open for a substantial grant to fund vital academic research into improving the way land is owned, managed and used across Scotland.

Taxing land better could help Scotland’s economic recovery

The Scottish Land Commission has set out advice to Scottish Ministers on the role of taxation in supporting current land reform objectives in a new report.

Scottish Land Commission invites Perthshire residents to online public meeting

The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of online public meetings and the next will cover Perth and Perthshire.

Public appointment: Chair, Tenant Farming Commissioner and Land Commissioners reappointed to the Scottish Land Commission

The Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Màiri McAllan MSP, today announced the reappointment of Andrew Thin as Chair of the Scottish Land Commission, Dr Bob McIntosh CBE as Tenant Farming Commissioner, and Lorne MacLeod and Dr Sally Reynolds as Land Commissioners.