WIT Press


The Challenges Of A Government Strategy Of Training Of Local Leaderships

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

7

Published

2000

Size

820 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000561

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

M.A. Nunes de Barros & R. Arruda de Bloch

Abstract

The articulation among the different dimensions of the local realities in a common and agreed development's project enlarges the community's sustainability. Based in this idea, in July of 1999 the Brazilian government threw the "COMUNIDADE ATIVA" PROGRAM - A STRATEGY OF INDUCTION TO THE INTEGRATED AND SUSTAINABLE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT. A hundred and fifty Brazilian cities were selected for the first phase of the program. Five cities were chosen in Rio de Janeiro (Bom Jardim, Saquarema, Sao Fideles, Santa Maria Madalena and Arararuama). The present work is a study of the process of the Forum and the Local Management Group creation, the training of their members and the elaboration of the Integrated and Sustainable Local Development's Plan in the city of Saquarema, in th

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