To highlight the transformative potential of nature-based solutions for Scottish agriculture, we commissioned research into the subject to identify the barriers and make some recommendations on the way forwards.

The potential for nature-based solutions in Scottish agriculture

This report advocates for the proposed multi-tiered payments approach to weave public and farm business benefits from nature-based solutions into the fabric of Scottish agriculture. Prioritising environmental outcomes in tandem with facilitating transitional mechanisms for farm business development is the way forward. 

Examples of Nature-based Solutions in Agriculture

There are many different ways that nature can help solve problems on crofts and farms. We’ve gathered information from other organisations to demonstrate possible examples.


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