strategy

Involving local populations

Synonyms:
Involving local communities
Implementation:
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:< (a) promoting alternative livelihood systems and alleviating poverty by by involving the local people in developing infrastructure and local production and marketing capacity;< (b) initiating and maintaining district and village agricultural land-resource planning, management and conservation groups to assist in problem identification, development of technical and management solutions, and project implementation.

Values:
Nonlocal
Subjects:
Communities
Local
Population
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies