Devon Land Use Framework

1st September 2021 - 30th June 2023

The Devon Land Use Framework project has ended and a final report may be read below. The DNLP brought together a wide network of interested stakeholders and partner organisations across Devon to design, test, develop and review a Land Use Framework for Devon, in tandem with delivering significant improvements to the quality and accessibility of land use data sources.

The project ran until the end of June 2023 and the learning and outcomes will be taken forward in the implementation of the Framework on an ongoing basis.

You can read the final report, produced by the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission here

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Meeting former Environment Secretary George Eustice, June 2022.George Eustice

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The aspiration for a Devon Land Use Framework was articulated by the FFCC Devon Programme Management Board based on discussions with many stakeholders during the FFCC’s Devon Inquiry since 2017.

The proposal for a national and place based LUFs was a major recommendation in Food, Farming and Countryside Commission’s (FFCC’s) 2019 report “Our Future in the Land”, which you can find here: Our Future in the Land - Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (