Signed in Aarhus (Aarhus Convention), the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters, usually known as the Aarhus Convention, was signed in 1998 in the Danish city of Aarhus. It grants the public rights regarding access to information, public participation and access to justice, in governmental decision-making processes on matters concerning the local, national and transboundary environment. It focuses on interactions between the public and public authorities.
An alternative, locally based economic model of agriculture and food distribution. A http://www.safs.msu.edu/culturaldiv/csa.htm">CSA also refers to a particular network or association of individuals who have pledged to support one or more local farms, with growers and consumers sharing the risks and benefits of food production.