The primary goal of an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) process is to enhance collective citizen visioning and production through a process that combines four essential
INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE ADOPTED AT THE WCDC 2018Continue reading →
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
20th to 23rd February 2018
The global housing crisis, especially in the developing world, is getting worse by the day making the right to adequate shelter a quest that is becoming more and more difficult to meet, despite the targets set by the Millennium Development Goals.Continue reading →
How do we build strong, resilient, sustainable communities? How can we make sure that the communities that we live in and work in are vibrant, innovative and full of life?
How can we ensure that our communities are just, fair, equitable and strong in the face of so much global change? Where do we start in our own communities to make a
difference, to make a change towards building the sorts of community we’d like to live in, raise our families in and grow old in?
A report by IACD and Carnegie UK TrustContinue reading →
The Carnegie Commission for Rural Community Development recognised that the old deficit models of rural development have failed: that forcing rural communities to denigrate their area in order to win essential funding is perverse. Carnegie believes that there is an alternative approach that builds upon the things that a community has – an asset- based approach to rural community development.Continue reading →