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Land Use Strategy (LUS) Delivery Evaluation Project - Volume 1: Main Report

Description
ISBN9781784124816
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 22, 2014

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Collingwood Environmental Planning Ltd in partnership with the University of Strathclyde Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Peter Phillips, Ric Eales, Jonathan Baker, Dr. Elsa João and Dr. Richard Lord

ISSN 0950 2254
ISBN 978 1 78412 481 6 (web only publication)
DPPAS 30063

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Contents

List of acrnoyms

1 Introduction
Aims and objectives of the LUS Delivery Evaluation Project
Purpose and contents of this Final Report
Introduction to Scotland's Land Use Strategy
The existing land use delivery 'landscape' in Scotland

2 Methodology
The overall approach
The evaluation framework
The case studies
Case study research plans
Defining what is meant by 'on the ground'

3 Translating the LUS Principles into action on the ground
Analysis approach
Translating LUS Principles on the ground - overall summary
Translating LUS Principles on the ground - case study specific summaries
Summary of key themes/issues identified

4 Situations in which the LUS principles have been successfully applied
Analysis approach
Key characteristics of the case study land use delivery mechanisms
Partnership working
Activities/sectors covered
Location/degree of rurality and scale
Summary of key themes/issues identified

5 Methods and approaches used to apply the LUS principles
Analysis approach
Summary of key methods/approaches identified
Spatial analysis
Environmental assessment
Ecosystem services
Partnerships and governance
Engagement and awareness-raising
Planning and design
Grants and incentives
Summary of key themes/issues identified

6 Barriers to the application of the LUS principles
Analysis approach
Summary of barriers identified
Methods and data
Grants, incentives and revenue
Land manager skills, awareness and training
Public awareness of land use issues
Partnerships, governance and leadership
Land use decision-making
Land use policy interactions and constraints
Summary of key themes/issues identified

7 Conclusions, key findings and lessons for wider application
Overarching findings of the LUS Delivery Evaluation Project
Emerging themes on how best to apply the LUS Principles
Particular lessons for specific circumstances and stakeholders

References

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Scottish Government or Scottish Ministers.