This site contains useful tools, publicactions and research for Asset based community development work. The tools include facilitating tools, resources and and talking point tools. It also has podcasts and trainning videos dedicated to ABCD work. Click here for access
This article is on the role of community development in Asset based community development. the chapter is based on the fact that sset based community development is the most effective approach to developing a community. Click here for full chapter.
Over the last fifty years, approximately $2.3 trillion has been spent to alleviate global poverty. Even so, the economic disparity between the poor and the non-poor is wider and continues to grow, while restlessness grows among civil societies, and socio-political power remains in the hands of an elite few. It is this development paradox with … Continue reading ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: A PATH TOWARD AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE
Extension community development (CD) became part of the work of the Cooperative Extension Service in the mid-1950s, but the seeds of the CD program were planted with the release of the Country Life Commission in 1909. This article traces a brief history of Extension CD, along with the current priorities of this program area. Key … Continue reading Extension community development
Impact is the difference we make in people's lives as a result of programs we conduct. To be effective, they must ultimately change people's attitudes or behavior, or benefit society in other ways. Measuring impact is part of evaluation, and it must be considered while a program is being developed, not after-the-fact. Most Extension staff … Continue reading Program development in political world, its all about impact.
Competing health needs of diverse populations and ever shrinking resources available to support these needs often serve as the impetus for the initiation of advocacy efforts to improve community health. However, perceptions of what constitutes a community differ, as do approaches to advocacy itself. This glossary addresses five key questions: (1) What is advocacy?; (2) … Continue reading Community health advocacy.
This site has activites to complete as well as modules to finish before completing the learning journal activites. It is based on community development and explores the different aspects of the concept. Click here for access