Promoting social development of residents is as important as helping to create employment opportunities at local level through infrastructure and developing programmes. Councillors play a role in promoting democracy by ensuring that the community members and organisations have an opportunity to voice out views on any matter to be considered by the council. In local government there are two categories of councillors: I. Proportional councillors: Is elected through the party politics and is accountable to the party. It is allocated to wards to assist in improving accountability to communities.
Community development assumes an extremely pivotal part of a superior future for the native and restoration of majority rules system. Communities are urged to take an interest in group improvement projects and exercises to upgrade execution of nearby government. Shaw (2011, p. 11) clarifies "diverse originations of citizenship have been engraved in community development hypothesis and practice after some time". In this sense, truly community development has involved distinctive practices among communities. Hence, to perform better at a nearby level every one of the activities for the community development requires an essential activity with a specific end goal to abstain from forthcoming snags as far as strategy and
The government is the governing body of a local community, nation or state. Business, government, and society each has its objectives, and an understanding of these objectives will help us see how the three are related and how influential ideas in the business environment shape the business-government-society relationship. A business’ main objectives are to increase sales, keep low costs and maximize its profits. On the other hand, society 's objectives focus on the clean environment, survival, access to health care, food, shelter, the opportunity to succeed and education. Lastly, the objectives of government are to provide regulations that will promote the fair and safe use of resources in addition to protecting citizens against unethical business practices.
The company CEO describes collaboration of the company with other strategically placed organizations as one of the strategies of the company living up to its mission and vision statements. It is evident that the company’s organizational understanding is that it ought to improve its standing in the community as it improves its standing in the community. The mission and vision statements are enacted into the very fabric of the company as the company gives a percentage of its profits to the community and gives its employees a safe working
Social marketing principles and techniques are most commonly used to improve public health, prevent injuries, shield the environment, increase participation in the community, and enhance financial well-being. Those engaged in social marketing activities include professionals in public sector agencies, nonprofit organizations, corporate marketing departments and advertising, public relations, and market research firms. A social marketing title is singular, and social marketing is most likely to fall within the responsibility of a program manager or community relations or communications professional. Other approaches to change behavior and impacting
Smart Village tries to increase facilities for the citizen by taking decisions democratically and in which the youth, women, farmers, village artisans, backward and deprived people may get equal opportunity for development. The core infrastructure elements in a smart village would include: • Ample water supply, • Guaranteed electricity supply, • Sanitation, including solid waste management, • Competent urban mobility and public transport, • House for everyone, • Better agriculture support, • Accessibility to government schemes • Stout IT connectivity and digitalization, • Good governance, • Eco-friendly environment, • Safety and security of citizens, women empowerment, • Health and
1. Introduction Decentralisation has been pursued with the aim of bringing governance and development decision-making closer to the ordinary citizen at the sub-national level. The devolution of power, authority and resources to sub-national entities is intended to make governance more responsive to the needs of the people. It is also intended to make governments more accountable to the local people, (Kokor, 2001; Diaw, 1997; Yilmaz, et al, 2008; Ahwoi, 2010). In Ghana Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) are partners to the Central Government, and as partners they are mandated to mobilize sufficient local government revenue in order to be able to pursue their developmental agenda.
Hypothesis Vertical farming is a more effective method of farming as it reduces farming time and increases yield. Vertical farming can be used as an alternative to traditional farming methods in the urban cities of Africa to solve the problem of food insecurity. 1.3. Aim The aim of the research is to consider a global crisis of food insecurity and proposing vertical farming as a simple yet effective solution. The research will analyse the advantages and disadvantages of vertical farming in cities and then conclude on the practicality of the solution.
It is noted to develop the potential of the local people to make appropriate decisions which affect their own lives by ensuring proper identification and prioritization of community needs, and how these needs can be adequately provided (Olujimi and Egunjobi 1991). Lisk (1985) asserts more aptly that the real impact of participation for sustainable development can be achieved in the planning system. Von (2013) also commented that proper community participation which is pivotal in decentralized development planning aids poverty targeting, build social capital, increases demand for good governance and ensures that local knowledge and preferences are duly incorporated in the decision making processes of governments and private sector. It also affects the quality of plans by making them more open to a diversity of interests; reduces corruption and generates consensus which make plans implementable. Thus, involving people who are affected by decisions in the decentralized planning processes, empower beneficiaries to take control of their own development, leading to well-designed development projects.
1.4.1 What is Sustainability? Sustainability is related to the quality of life in our communities; it requires an integrated view of development in which social and economic development work in harmony with the environmental systems within which they exist, and upon which they depend. It has been embraced around the world and is increasingly a consideration at all levels of planning and decision-making – local, regional and national. The ultimate goal of sustainability is an improved quality of life for this generation in a manner that can be continued into the future. 1.4.2 What is the St. Catherine Local Development Plan?