strategy

Improving education on land management

Synonyms:
Improving access to modern land resource management techniques
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 that:< (a) all relevant sectors concerned should be trained to deal with land resources in an integrated and sustainable manner;< (b) all countries, particularly developing countries, alone or in regional or subregional groupings, should be given access to modern techniques of land-resource management, such as geographical information systems, satellite photography/imagery and other remote-sensing technologies.

Subjects:
Resources
Land type/use
Education
Management
Technical
Reform
Type Classification:
C: Cross-sectoral strategies