Improving planning and management systems


This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends such improvements with respect to integrating environment and development in decision-making.

Managing coasts
Assessing impacts
Reforming health systems
Improving farming systems
Improving soil management
Improving basic crop care
Improving basic crop care
Planning for sustainability
Communicating with employees
Improving urban data systems
Monitoring coastal environment
Managing resources holistically
Improving solid waste management
Improving wild animal management
Improving management information
Developing managerial competence
Systematizing management patterns
Improving money management skills
Monitoring risk management systems
Improving management of expatriates
Strengthening water management structure
Improving forest resource management
Improving hazardous waste management
Developing effective home management
Altering personnel management methods
Indicating need for resource planning
Improving human settlement management
Providing integrated pollution control
Upgrading effective marketing management
Correcting mismanagement of legal system
Improving standard of economic management
Improving international crisis management
Resolving competing land use requirements
Improving planning and management methods
Stimulating renewable resources management
Improving external debt management capacity
Improving external debt management capacity
Improving external debt management capacity
Improving management skills in rural communities
Improving management capability for medical care
Improving information systems for safety control
Improving diagnosis of resource management issues
Improving management systems for highland valleys
Correcting mismanagement of transportation systems
Recognizing traditional fishery management systems
Recognizing traditional fishery management systems
Adopting planning approaches serving multiple goals
Improving national chemicals management capabilities
Delegating sustainable development to appropriate level
Increasing environmental management education capacities
Adopting integrated approaches to sustainable development
Improving land and water management by farmers in arid regions
Advancing environmentally sound technology and management systems
Ensuring new approaches do not marginalize traditional roles of women
Adopting analytical procedures for prior impact assessments of projects
Incorporating sustainable indigenous management systems for land resources
Involving local communities in contingency planning on environmental hazards
Improving institutions for transferring integrated pest management technologies
Improving fish yields in inland waters using environmentally sound management methods
Managing land
Managing the environment
Increasing business management expertise
Type Classification:
C: Cross-sectoral strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal