oa CSIR Science Scope - A toolkit for our future : building sustainable capacity for a safe South Africa at local level : safer communities
|Article Title||A toolkit for our future : building sustainable capacity for a safe South Africa at local level : safer communities|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||May 2010|
|Pages||4 - 5|
A national strategy to promote safety can be achieved through the implementation of a local model for a 'Safe Community of Opportunity'. The model is the outcome of work undertaken over the course of the past five years and draws from widely inclusive consultation and literature review. It proposes a 'people on top' approach : The traditional view of government as a pyramid with national government on top is up-ended. Instead, national government provides essential guidance and substantive support in an attempt to create a balanced South Africa.
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