1. Strategy/plan

    24 Mar 2021

    Land use - getting the best from our land: strategy 2021 to 2026

    Scotland's Third Land Use Strategy sets out our vision, objectives and policies to achieve sustainable land use. The strategy covers the next five years and aims to provide a more holistic understanding of our land, the demands we place upon it and the benefits we get from our land.

  2. Progress report

    24 Mar 2021

    Bioenergy: update - March 2021

    Considers the potential role for bioenergy to support our net zero greenhouse emissions targets and outlines how we intend to move forward over the next 18 to 24 months to understand the most appropriate and sustainable use of bioenergy resources in Scotland.

  3. Research and analysis

    22 Mar 2021

    Scottish Land Fund: evaluation

    Independent evaluation of the Scottish Land Fund, commissioned by the Scottish Government and carried out by Mark Diffley. It reviews the operation of the fund and makes recommendations for the future.

  4. Impact assessment

    17 Dec 2020

    Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land: BRIA

    Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) which evaluates the impacts of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 on businesses in Scotland.

  5. Research and analysis

    17 Jan 2019

    Housing land audits: research project

    Assessment of housing land audits (HLAs) for consistency and compliance, their potential for standardisation and their role in development plan delivery.