Building stronger communities : using community based environmental management as the key to furthering the success of Coastcare Groups in New Zealand
This document provides 'food for thought' for provision of improved and effective creation of Community Based Environmental Management within New Zealand. The focus of this report is primarily on supporting Care groups such as Coastcare and Dune Care Group from inception through methods of facilitation and capacity building, building levels of empowerment and trust. The following document contains: 1.) A focus upon the collective approach toward strengthening and heightening group success in relation to facets of group cohesion and works outcome. A set of criterion are formed. 2.) A review of relevant theories which assists and contribute to Integrated Coastal Management, enhancing partnerships and levels of participation. 3.) Overarching recommendations for improvements within institutional culture toward recognising the mutual benefits of the formation of respected partnerships and enhancement of Community Based Environmental Management.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordscommunity based environmental management; environmental management; public participation; resource management; partnerships; group dynamics; Coastcare; coastal management; New Zealand; Australia
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