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Radical change needed on land use economics

In this article for the Press & Journal Professor Davy McCracken discusses the recurring themes emerging from recent SEDA (Scottish Ecological Design Association) discussions and debates. A key theme discussed was how divorced current farming and forestry policies are from the wider needs of rural areas and wider rural communities. He concludes that there is urgent need for cross-sector policies which are integrated and can deliver across a broad set of issues and that SEDA will continue to facilitate conversations and debates beyond the traditional silos and entrenched thinking.

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McCracken August 2021 Radical change needed on land use economics