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Environment and Land Reform: relations between non-governmental organisations and community groups

The report examines relations between non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community groups in the light of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 and the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.


Footnotes

1. Many interviewees expressed concerned that there is a separate code of practice for charitable organisations and for private landowners, as this sets the two unnecessarily apart.

2. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/05/2852/298170

3. Mc Morran, R., Glass, J, Frankland, D. (2013) Evidence for Scotland's Land Reform Policy Review (2012-2014) - The socioeconomic benefits of the ownership and management of land by environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Commissioned report prepared by the Centre for Mountain Studies, Perth College-University of Highlands and Islands.

4. ibid

5. Mc Morran, R. and Glass J. (2003). Buying nature: a review of environmental NGO landownership in Lairds, land and sustainability Scottish perspectives on upland management.ed. Glass, J., Price, M., & Warren, C. p. 173.

6. Satsangi, M. (2009). 'Community Land Ownership, Housing and Sustainable Rural Communities'. Planning Practice and Research 24 (2), pp. 251-62.

7. Glass, J., Price, M., & Warren, C. (2013). Lairds, land and sustainability Scottish perspectives on upland management.

8. Mackenzie, F. (2013). Places of possibility: Property, nature and community land ownership. Antipode book series.

9. https://www.gov.scot/Topics/farmingrural/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Community

10. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0052/00525166.pdf

11. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/2016/03/community-land-ownership-the-difference-it-makes/

12. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Agriculture-Fisheries/Publications/CommunityOwnership

13. /news/urban-right-to-buy/

14. https://www.scottishwoodlotassociation.co.uk/

15. http://www.arkaigforest.org/

16. Over £4.5million was raised to support this collaborative ownership project: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2016/12/arkaig-announcement/

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