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Publication - Research Publication

Engaging and empowering communities and stakeholders in rural land use and land management in Scotland

Published: 29 Jul 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural, Research
ISBN:
9781786522603

Report on how best to assist rural communities to engage with decisions on land use and land management.

136 page PDF

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136 page PDF

1.5MB

Contents
Engaging and empowering communities and stakeholders in rural land use and land management in Scotland
Annex 7 Supporting communities and stakeholders

136 page PDF

1.5MB

Annex 7 Supporting communities and stakeholders

Table 18: Ways of supporting communities and stakeholders when planning land use and land management

Approach No of projects that did this
(out of a total of 14)
Supporting their communication to and from their wider network 9
Providing plain language briefing, PowerPoint presentations, notes, and maps 6
Supporting them preparing their own data, maps and graphs in a professional way so they stand alongside other sources of information 5
Supporting development of the community/stakeholder group's social media or newsletters 3
Helping communities or stakeholders link with others with similar interests 3
Providing expenses to enable people to attend workshops 1
Providing a payment to enable people to attend ( e.g. for self-employed fishers, foresters or farmers or for care of dependents to free people to attend workshops) 1

Table 19: Ways of supporting communities and stakeholders at implementation stage

Forms of support No of projects that did this
(out of a total of 10)
Technical land management advice ( e.g. about habitats, animal husbandry, tree management, flood resilience) 5
Organisational development and capacity building ( e.g. developing sound governance, legal support, insurance, accountancy, staff recruitment and management) 4
Grants/funds to start up and get established 3
Help to fill in grant or funding applications 3
Operating funds 2
Loan of equipment 2
Long term lease of land 1
Help with planning applications ( e.g. for offices, stores or classrooms) 1
Practical and specialist land management ( e.g. using special equipment, vehicles or licences) 1
Training in practical land management skills 1
Help in the ability to sell goods or services ( e.g. business advice, establishing supply chains, marketing, selling, cash flow, tendering/bidding) 1
Office space 0
Sale of land 0

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