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ISBN: 0919937233
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Community economic development (CED) is a field of study that actively elicits community involvement when working with government, and private sectors to build strong communities, industries, and markets.

Community economic development (CED) is a field of study that actively elicits community involvement when working with government, and private sectors to build strong communities, industries, and markets. Community economic development encourages using local resources in a way that enhances economic opportunities while improving social conditions in a sustainable way. Often CED initiatives are implemented to overcome crises, and increase opportunities for communities who are disadvantaged.

Local economic development (LED) should be everybody's business, including local residents, local business people and government. LED is globally, but especially in developing countries, seen as the solution to improved quality of life, unemployment, poverty and inequality. This article analyse LED theory and approaches with a focus on South Africa, with a case study on the northern Free State region.

Local Economic Development (LED) is an approach to economic development, of note in the developing world that, as its name implies, places importance on activities in and by cities, districts and regions. This involves added micro-economic measures at the local level to complement macro-economic measures at the national level.

This paper discusses local development and various governance strategies that local governments can use to engage actors in rural communities and resources from a broader environment to achieve desired socio-economic outcomes. We ask: How can local governance vary in rural communities? How can governance arrangements lead to contrasting socio-economic outcomes? Our conceptual framework combines a typology of local governance roles with socio-economic outcomes associated with neo-endogenous development theory. We explore culture-based development projects from three rural communities.

FUTURE OF THE REGION: A Strategic Regional Policy Plan for the Tampa .

FUTURE OF THE REGION: A Strategic Regional Policy Plan for the Tampa Bay Region Adopted December 11, 1995 Amended September 12, 2005 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Goals: . : Promote the Tampa Bay region as a regional trade, hospitality, financial, and health care center for Florida and the Caribbean. Promoting entrepreneurship and small business start-up by providing technical and information resources

Could the development of action at local level, and of small-scale production units, counterbalance the effects of the cultural standardization brought about by the. Foreword mass media?

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems.

The United Nations defines community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems. It is a broad concept, applied to the practices of civic leaders, activists, involved citizens, and professionals to improve various aspects of communities, typically aiming to build stronger and more resilient local communities.

In that context, local flavours reflected by a cultural service or product are highly . The most vibrant cities or regions give a key role to their cultural activities.

In that context, local flavours reflected by a cultural service or product are highly relevant and contribute to the branding and production of local economies. This explains why thriving areas are often places where artistic and cultural producers emerge, tied by an organic solidarity. However, defining culture is not an easy task. This report focuses on local economic development, thus culture will mainly be associated with productive activities, mostly (although not exclusively) carried out by specialized professionals, and creating a socially codified sector.

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