It’s time to gather up some practical takeaways you can use when working in and with rural communities.
Tag Archives: Grassroots development
Getting to the bottom of ‘bottom up’: Broken things and hidden treasure
Poverty persists when the space for change is taken away.
Grassroots development, digging deeper: Teacups, tangles, other people’s stuff
Community members will, inevitably, have different ideas about what positive change looks like: a new industry, or a new school; a road to bring the city closer, or a morning tea to bring the community together.
Grassroots development, the top layer: Shiny hopeful things
Development is a big shiny, powerful idea. It’s also a conveniently vague idea, so it can work for you whether you are interested in feeding starving children or building high-rise buildings.
Grassroots development: theory and practice
How much space do rural people have to create the futures they want?
Rural Development From the Ground Up
Rural development has a long tradition of attention to practical action.