Topic 1 The Role of Local Communities in Environmental Sustainability

  • Local communities play a key role in the identification and understanding of local issues and eventually in the resolving of them.
  • The local communities can sufficiently contribute to promoting better quality of life and the sustainable transformation of municipalities.
  • The role of the local community can be managed by creating a network of gardening community network that contribute to each other according to the economic capacity of the community.
  • The installation of green areas on the roof of a building will provide productive value to residential buildings, especially if the green roof is planted with productive plants.
  • Raising public awareness of environmental and sustainability issues and involving citizens in an integrated urban planning and decision-making process is essential.