Green land investment in rural Scotland: social and economic impacts

Outlines the findings of research into the range of potential social and economic impacts relating to new forms of green land investment in rural Scotland.


The research team would like to extend their warm thanks to all the individuals who gave of their time freely as interviewees and workshop participants, as well as other community and green land representatives who supported the research through providing links to possible interviewees and promoting workshops locally.

The team are grateful to the project Research Advisory Group and members of the Scotland’s Land Reform Futures project Stakeholder Advisory Group who supported case study selection. We would also like to thank Dr Kerry Waylen for providing expert review, and Professor Colin Campbell, Chief Executive Officer of the James Hutton Institute for his help and support for this research.



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