Development Organizations

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« Le développement économique communautaire (DÉC) - est bon en théorie, mais comment peut-il nous aider en réalité ? » Un guide et un atelier de quatre jours répondent à cette question tout en...
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The leaders of Aboriginal communities face many trying problems and issues. They must deal with shortages of skilled labour, lack of capital and markets, and a lack of control over the local economy...
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There are many basic issues for Aboriginal leaders to consider when planning the formation of a development corporation. Failure to consider these issues lies at the heart of several difficulties...
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To revitalize depressed communities, local people must build the capacity to organize and manage economic development in their own interests. To focus and manage such a strategy there has to be some...
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Practical yet comprehensive in orientation, rooted in practice yet at the same time providing a critical link to key policy issues, this book has struck many practitioners as 'the best book on...
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As former Prime Minister Paul Martin recently said, we have unleashed the private sector on many of Canada's problems; it's time we unleashed social enterprise, too. One way to do that is to build...
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When he asked 40 directors of U.S. community development corporation directors to explain how they accomplish social change, Noah Dorius discovered that their concern was behaviourial change: a...
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Historically, poverty reduction has trumped environmental issues community development. Coastal Enterprises Inc. of Maine, too, pursued a double bottom-line after its founding in 1977, although a...
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A bank holding company modelled after Chicago's ShoreBank, Southern Development Bancorporation (Southern) has been active in rural Arkansas since the late 1980s, using capital and credit to create...
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In Winnipeg, Inner City Development (ICD), Inc. looks like a success. One of its businesses is turning a profit while training and employing Aboriginal Canadians in construction work with good wages...