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Community Based Development, Individual Empowerment and the Problem of Scale

This topic considers the benefits of community-based development interventions that respond to and empower individuals and that are well-suited to local realities. It also examines the challenges associated with "scaling up" community-based approaches at a scale commensurate with the problem of extreme poverty.

 

 Useful resources on the Portal related to this topic

  Syllabus: Practical Issues in International Development
  USAID Guide: Community-Based Development in Conflict-Affected Areas
  Centre for Research on Economics of Development Paper: Disciplining Local Leaders in Community-Based Development

 Concepts used in this topic

  Community Driven Development
  Participatory Development

 Reference collections relevant to this topic

  Community Based Development, Individual Empowerment and the Problem of Scale
  Civil Society and the Private Sector

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