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Tool Summary Tool Characteristics Tool Application Source of Tools Opinion of Tools

Source of tools

Name of the tool
Set of Local Sustainability Indicators (LSI)

Where is tool available from
Velingrad Municipality, 4600 Velingrad, 35 Chan Asparuh str.
tel: +359 359 5 21 15; +359 359 5 21 17
Fax: +359 359 5 43 41 only in Bulgarian

Capacity 21 Program, 1000 Sofia, 16-20 Alabin str., floor 3, room 311
tel./fax +359 2 980 07 09

When was the tool produced
The LSI were developed by the Municipality in 1999 and updated in 2001.

Is support provided
Comprehensive information is provided for each indicator on how to be used, what information is needed for its tracing and what are the relations with other indicators in the set.

Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
LSI have been developed as an integral part of the SDS of Velingrad Municipality by an expert team (a non-profit organisation- Local Agenda 21) in close cooperation with the local authority, local community and based on UNDP guidelines. The overall process included brainstorming, interviews, and the establishment of working groups.

The elaboration of the LSI was a joint initiative of the Municipality and the expert team from Capacity 21 National Programme. The indicators were agreed upon by all the actors involved in the elaboration of the SDS.

Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
The tool is based on UNDP guidelines for development of Sustainable Development Strategies and indicators.

Cost of the full tool
No information