Definitions for "Local Agenda 21"
an Agenda 21 for the local community, in most cases the municipality, which has a considerable role to play in development and resources use and in addition is closer to the inhabitants to allow participatory approaches [Go to source
Strategies prepared by local authorities to promote sustainable development. More information
At the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, the United Kingdom agreed to promote a programme of measures aimed at sustainable development. This programme is called Agenda 21. Local Councils are responsible for taking forward these programmes at the local level and involve local communities in their preparation. These programmes are called Local Agenda 21. Both Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils are progressing Local Agenda 21 for their areas.