Strategies for the Engagement of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations in Landscape Governance

Abstract

Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations (ENGOs) are most often considered as key actors in territorial development. However, the strategies applied by these institutions to effectively engage in landscape planning have been less studied. This paper provides an in-depth analysis of how two ENGOs are attempting to influence landscape scale governance in Luxembourg. The results disclose that because ENGOs are not often incorporated at the preliminary stages of policy planning, they retaliate by using two main methods of engagement; self-mobilisation and legal actions. These approaches have been blamed for slowing down regional projects. Nonetheless, they are argued for promoting effective participation in sustainable landscape development.

Keywords: ENGOs, Landscape Governance, Luxembourg, Participation, Strategies.


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