Start with your assets

Monday, March 05, 2007

"There are no wrong answers. Think about the assets you have and what you would have to do to support, sustain, improve or replace them."

Good advice from two meetings in rural Virginia that are putting together a Comprehensive Economic Development Strrategy (CEDS) for the Economic Development Administration.

Asset based approaches to development started in community development and are now spreading to economic development. (To learn more about the origins of this approach, review the web site of the Asset-based COmmunity Development Institute here.)

Here is a good article that looks inside the process. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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