Strengthening rural institutions and programmes that support environmentally sound farming
Synonyms: Strengthening agricultural development programmes that support environmentally sound farming
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 strengthening rural institutions that would enhance sustainability through: locally managed credit systems and technical assistance; local production and distribution facilities for input; appropriate equipment and small-scale processing units; and marketing and distribution systems.
Subjects: RuralAgricultureFarmingEnvironment Development
Type Classification: G: Very Specific strategies