Utilizing indigenous building material
Synonyms: Using indigenous construction materials
Using natural materials for construction
Developing natural building materials
Context: 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 the establishment and strengthening of an indigenous building materials industry, based as much as possible on input of locally available natural resources.
Subjects: MaterialNatureMinority, indigenous groupsConstructionResource utilizationDevelopment
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies