Involving the civil society, the private sector and NGOs in poicy implentation and monitoring
Nepal: Annapruna Conservation Project (ACAP)
ACAP presents a glaring example of success in conserving and managing the natural resources while at the same time promoting economic development. In contrast to the conventional approach of policing and central control in resource conservation which was grossly inappropriate, the project represents an alternative approach in which resource management and development activities are simultaneously carried out in a decentralised and participatory manner at the local level, with the role of the authorities redefined more as promoters and facilitators. (More...)
Papua New Guinea: NGOs activities in the area of environmental awareness, environmental monitoring. E.g. Friends of Earth, The War Ecology Institute, the Melanesian Environment Foundation (MEF), Goroka Environmental Awareness Group, Madang Citizens for a Better Environment, churches, etc.
Solomon Islands: Timber conservation
Samoa: Fish stock monitoring
PICs: Participatory and Integrated Policy Process (PIP)
The Participatory and Integrated Policy Process (PIP) was designed as a way to promote the involvement of all stakeholders in the policy process and harmonise the conflicting objectives, strategies and capacities in economic and physical planning (Campbll & Townsley 1996). The system is based on the flow of information and the process of getting the information. (More...)
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