Community participation in governance for sustainable management of medicinal plants market in urban area

Foo, Jurry and Abdul Latiff Mohamad, and Mustafa Omar, and Ahmad Aldrie Amir, (2016) Community participation in governance for sustainable management of medicinal plants market in urban area. International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation, 4 (1). pp. 73-77. ISSN 2289-4268

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Abstract

Community participation (CP) in governance is important for better management of medicinal plant’s market in the urban area. The basic concept of sustainability is described as meeting the needs of present generation without compromising the needs of future generations, with concern to economics, social and natural environment. Communities have the right to voice out their needs toward medicinal plants. This paper describes community participation in governance through their attitude and how governance response. Generally, there is a two-way interaction between authority and community to ensure the medicinal plant’s market fulfil both parties’ needs. As for the communities, they voice out their needs through attitude by giving response, reaction and action. While the authority take in account to the attitude to design a suitable policy in planning, implementation, enforcement and reviews for better management that achieve both needs by the time and for the future.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Governance, sustainable management, medical plants, urban area
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Depositing User: Munira
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2018 02:30
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2018 02:30
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/19109

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