Publication - Strategy/plan

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.

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Land use - getting the best from our land: strategy 2021 to 2026
Annex D – Examples of national crosscutting policy action.

Annex D – Examples of national crosscutting policy action.

In our 'Using landscapes to understand land use' section we have highlighted that within each illustrative landscape we have showcased policies most relevant to that landscape, but that these policies may be applicable nationally even if only highlighted in a single landscape. The table below provides a matrix showing how this works in practice.

Policy Action Settlements Enclosed Farmland Semi-Natural land Rivers and water bodies Coastal Islands Marine
National Planning Framework 4 X X X X X X
Scottish Forestry Strategy X X X X X X
Biodiversity Strategy X X X X X X
Pollinator Strategy X X X X X X
Green infrastructure fund X X X X X X
Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund X X X X X X
Cleaner Air for Scotland Strategy– The Road to a Healthier Future' (CAFS). X X X X X X
National Peatland Action Plan   X X X X X
the Biodiversity Challenge Fund X X X X X X
Scotland Outlook 2030 (tourism Strategy) X X X X X X
Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund X X X X X X
Local Food Strategy X X X X X X
Ambition 2030 – A growth strategy for farming, fishing, food and drink X X X X X X
Scottish Land Fund. X X X X X X
River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) X X X X X X
Marine Plan         X X X

Contact

Email: landusestrategy@gov.scot