The Landscape Institute has launched Skills for Greener Places – the result of an industry-wide assessment of skills and workforce issues in the wider landscape economy.
This research includes evidence to help the landscape sector grow and overcome challenges.
As well as the report itself, launched at the Jellicoe Lecture in London, the LI is publishing the data in an online dashboard, for local areas to explore the issues that matter most to them –and so that others can collaborate on building the evidence base needed to overcome these challenges.
Ben Brown, Head of Policy and Research at the Landscape Institute said: “Landscape can make places that are more resilient to climate change; it can support nature recovery, improve public health, and make places more beautiful and more prosperous. But the UK won’t unlock all of these benefits unless it considers the supply-side challenges which hold this sector back. Our assessment is that the main supply-side challenge in this case is skills shortages.”
Some of the main findings of the research are that:
Posted On: 09/12/2022