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CIC! Why? What??

Shared Assets is now a Community Interest Company.
Mark Walton explains why, and what’s changed …

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Making Sense of Land Use

A number of recent reports and publications look at the fundamental role of land in addressing some of the key problems of our times, from social justice to climate change and biodiversity loss. Mark Walton takes a look at what they have to say and finds a remarkable degree of consistency in their recommendations.

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Local Planning and stewardship of green spaces

The value of stewardship has been recognised for some time in the farming, land management and conservation sectors. However, in relation to the management of urban green spaces, it was forgotten and is just starting to regain ground.

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Rural dreams and the power of utopian thinking

Shared Assets is part of a new project which aims to translate the hopes and dreams of rural communities across Europe into supportive policy frameworks – but with so many pressing issues to deal with, do we have time for dreams? Our Research Coordinator Kim explains why we must.

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