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Engaging and empowering communities and stakeholders in rural land use and management: technical report

Published: 29 Jul 2016
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781786522665

Summary report of the aspects of research on how to assist rural communities to engage with decisions on land use and management.

35 page PDF

479.3kB

35 page PDF

479.3kB

Contents
Engaging and empowering communities and stakeholders in rural land use and management: technical report
Objectives

35 page PDF

479.3kB

Objectives

This research aimed to:

  • Scope and describe the range of tools and approaches currently used, the advantages and disadvantages of each for different circumstances, and the practical lessons learned
  • Explore specific challenges and opportunities for the use of engagement and empowerment tools and approaches in a rural setting and in relation to land use and land management
  • Identify key elements that support successful engagement
  • Identify gaps that public bodies need to fill to increase their ability to engage communities
  • Provide recommendations on how public bodies can strengthen their engagement

Contact

Email: Clare Magill, socialresearch@gov.scot