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Crofting is a system of landholding which makes a significant economic, social and environmental contribution to remote rural areas.
There are 17,725 crofts in Scotland, mainly in the Highlands and Islands, and around 33,000 people live in crofting households.
The Scottish Government is committed to reforming crofting to secure its future, bring new blood into crofting communities and ensure it can continue to contribute to the development of a thriving rural Scotland.
Report on the Economic Condition of Crofting 2011-2014
Full details of the Report can be found in the Report on the Economic Condition of Crofting (2011-2014).
The Crofting Survey - Full Report (2011-2014) can be found in the Crofting Survey - Full Report.
The SAC Report - Economics of Crofting (2011-2014) can be found in the SAC Report - Economics of Crofting.
What is crofting?
Details of the Crofting Reform Act
Grant support and assistance for crofters.
Giving communities the right to acquire and control croft land.
Designation of new crofting areas around Scotland.
Links to other bodies
Links to previous crofting news releases
Page updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014