Table 3. Goals, indicators, and results from Bangkok urban greening project (adapted from Fraser (2002))

Goal Indicator Highlights from year 1
Establish urban green plans Area planted/improved 55 x 55 m area planted with shade trees; 5 x 300 m area of gardens
Empower communities Number of people active in community working group Approximately 20 people in each community in working group, 100 person days of labor volunteered to project
Reduce poverty Income generated by gardens Ten gardens, each of which provided 10% of household food requirements
Empower women Equal gender representation at all events Initial lack of any female participation in working group in one community
Forge links between communities and government Resources provided by government to communities 60 person days of labor paid for by government