Tools and Techniques

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To introduce local youth to the practice and potential of CED, the SEED Society in rural Christina Lake trained six of their number to organize and co-ordinate a regional gathering. The result was...
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This manual is a comprehensive guide for facilitators of the Development Corporation Basics Workshop, an intensive introduction to development corporations and the role they can play in a community's...
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This is a catalogue of over 60 specific methods that communities have used to enhance their economic and social well-being, as well as people and publications to tap for further guidance. It provides...
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An introduction to community economic development for Canadian congregations and clergy. The booklet briefly describes 30 'economic ministries' undertaken by Christians across Canada, and organizes...
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Since 1998, with the assistance of a number of funding agencies and other contributors, CCCR has been exploring the concept of community resilience. At issue is the economic and social vitality of...
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'Entrepreneurial Communities' starts from the assumption that every community can benefit from economic development which is expressly by and for local people. This book first introduces the...
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The art and science of mobilizing wide citizen participation is key to any successful CED strategy. (One of over 60 entries in the compendium Tools & Techniques for Community Recovery &...
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Discovering what exactly residents spend and where can help a CEDO reshape local consumption patterns for the economic benefit of the entire community. (One of over 60 entries in the compendium Tools...
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Specific, short-term training can be used to fill the gaps in a community's repertoire of skills so local leaders are better able to guide and promote collaborative activities. (One of over 60...
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Human resource planning systematically matches the interests, skills, and talents of individual community members with local long-term goals and economic opportunities. (One of over 60 entries in the...