Skills for Greener Places: Climate change adaptation hindered by landscape skills shortage

The recent Skills for Greener Places report has identified the value of the landscape sector to the national economy for the first time. The report identified five main subsectors of landscape - planning, design, build, management and conservation – and showed the diverse nature of the landscape sector across the UK. Whilst demand for sector skills is expected to increase in response to the UK’s plans for climate adaptation and nature recovery, the sector already has a skills gap, with hard to fill vacancies and an ageing and male dominated workforce. Find out more here.