Section 1: Details of the policy/practice/project
Department/Team responsible: Forestry Commission Scotland / Forestry Strategy Team
Name of Policy, Practice or Project being assessed: Scotland’s Forestry Strategy
Purpose and anticipated outcomes: Purpose:
a) Promote the internationally recognised principles of
Sustainable Forest Management.
b) Provide a 50 year vision and priorities to 2029.
c) Support the delivery of the Scottish Government’s purpose and national outcomes.
d) Outline priorities for action by the public and private sectors, in both rural and urban areas.
e) Support the sustainable management, expansion and protection of Scotland’s forests and woodlands.
f) Meet the requirements of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act ( FLM(S)A) 2018.
Is this a new or existing policy, practice or project?
List of participants in Equality Impact Assessment Process:
Date assessment started:
Draft EQIA completed 12/09/2018
Please indicate who is likely to be affected:
For example: Employees, visitors, contractors, women, men, young people, older people, people with disabilities etc. The entire forestry sector, rural land management businesses and landowners, as well as wider society in general, particularly in rural areas but also in urban. There will be specific policies targeted at benefitting children and young people.
Email: Bob Frost