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Land ownership is fundamental to realising the opportunities for delivering the healthy and dynamic environments, economies and communities Scotland wants. 

We are working to modernise the pattern of land ownership in Scotland to address the concentration of power, safeguarding the public interest and improving the accountability of land use decision making.

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International Experience

In-depth international case studies inform our research into ownership, raising new ideas and thinking – not just about community ownership, but our wider approach to the governance of land ownership, use, and rights in Scotland.

link to International Experience