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From Needs to Assets: Charting a Sustainable Path Towards Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

by Cormac Russell; Ted Smeaton

Jan 1, 2009

This paper argues for the need to redefine what we mean by development in many Sub-Saharan African countries, based on the contention that the asset-based approach to community development (ABCD) can make significant inroads into the socio-economic challenges facing the citizenry of these countries.