Owners and managers are being encouraged to provide simple details that will greatly improve people’s understanding of who owns land in Scotland and what it is used for, under the Scottish Land Commission’s latest protocol.
Land Commissioner Sally Reynolds looks at improving the transparency and availability of information on the ownership, management and use of land.
The Tenant Farming Commissioner (TFC), in association with industry bodies NFUS and SLE, today issued advice about the implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation for on-farm meetings.
Scottish tenant farmers, who are planning to diversify into areas such as tourism or renewable energy, can now get advice on their rights from a new guide that we published this month.
Scottish tenant farmers who are planning to diversify into areas such as tourism or renewable energy can now get advice on their rights from a new guide.
The Scottish Land Commission is seeking input from new voices and those of the tech savvy, environmentally aware and entrepreneurially minded Generation Z to help shape its strategy for the way land is owned and used in Scotland.
The Scottish Land Commission has awarded an Inverness-based student a £1,000 grant to compare Scotland’s approach to community-owned woodlands with municipally owned examples found in other European countries.
Tenant farmers, landlords and land agents must act now to make the most of the waygo amnesty.
Policy Officer James MacKessack-Leitch shares how farm incubators could innovate Scottish agriculture.
Farm business incubators could help bring new entrants into agriculture in Scotland, according to a new report, published today.
This year is the Year of Mediation so it seems apt that we’re nearing the end of our review of the pilot mediation service – and considering where we might take it next.
A highly experienced land manager joins the Commission this month to work on proposals for Regional Land Use Partnerships across Scotland.
A guest blog from Nick Wright of Nick Wright Planning, introduced by Policy Officer Kathie Pollard.
The Scottish Land Matching Service is now up and running - here's how to access it.
What we can learn from the results of our recent surveys on community engagement.
Knowledge about land ownership and plans for land use differ between rural and urban communities, the Scottish Land Commission has discovered through a survey.