The people’s land: how community ownership has revitalised Knoydart
Land, and who owns it, matters to developing the rural economy
IN 1999 KNOYDART was a trail-blazer. Very few communities in Scotland, despite centuries of campaigns for land justice, has funded a full community buyout.
17 years later Angela Williams of the Knoydart Foundation, who was a guest speaker at a private landowners conference in Edinburgh yesterday [Wednesday 25 May], told CommonSpace about the positive impact the buyout had for the community.
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