Regional Land Use Partnerships: phase 1 process evaluation - final report

The Regional Land Use Partnerships (RLUPs) evaluation report considers the lessons learned from the Year 1 (2021 to 2022) pilot process. The report was completed by SAC Consulting and outlines key early findings from RLUP pilot establishment.

List of abbreviations


ha hectares (1 km2 = 100 hectares)

LM Logic model

LUS Scotland’s Land Use Strategy

MSP Member of Scottish Parliament

NW2045 Northwest Highland 2045

RLUP Regional Land Use Partnership

RLUF Regional Land Use Framework

RSS Regional Spatial Strategy

SG Scottish Government

SLC Scottish Land Commission

ToC Theory of Change (model)

Pilot regions

CNPA Cairngorms National Park Authority

HL Highland Region

LLTNP Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

NE Northeast Region (includes Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City Councils)

SoS South of Scotland Region (includes Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway Councils)



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