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Community-Led Development and Its Rationale

Patriarchy and ‘’top-down’’ development approaches have resulted in little or no change to the poor in the bottom. Instead of focusing on what strengths, assets, and capacities the communities possess, the approach solely has been trying to address the gaps and vulnerabilities without working to utilize or build upon the strengths. 1,211 more words

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Integration and Community Leadership Need More Than Just Funding Changes

The nature of our world is multi-nodal and, with technology, today’s means of accountability, collaboration, communication and fulfillment of responsibilities are evolving to reflect integration; international development needs to catch up – quickly. 545 more words

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Ulva buyout bid wins Scottish Government go-ahead

A COMMUNITY group has been given the green light to mount a £4.2 million bid to buy a Scottish island which has a population of just six, including two children. 97 more words

Sustainable Development Goals

Community-driven place making

Four housing and community organisations have collaborated to produce a booklet showcasing six examples of community led place making. Five of the six case studies centre on new housing and one on a community woodland area. 127 more words

Community Development

Bracing for Impact: Proposed Budget Cuts to USAID and the State Department

By: @alovelyimperfection

President Donald Trump released his first formal proposed budget to Congress on 16 March 2017. As promised, the “America First” budget is proposing $54 billion in cuts throughout different federal government agencies and programs to offset an increase to the defense budget. 356 more words

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The Community Office

Working from home between the chaos of washing piles and dirty dishes can be tough. Add onto that no place to hold meetings with people and no where for people to pick up and drop off resources and you’ve got yourself a nightmare. 241 more words

Community Engagement