Village appraisals. A tool for sustainable community development in rural areas in the UK?

Stephen P. Osborne, Mike J. Tricker

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Abstract

This paper evaluates the contribution that village appraisals can make to sustainable development in local communities in rural areas. Based upon an evaluation of the JIGSO initiative, it both outlines the strengths of this approach and argues for the necessity of proper community infrastructure if most benefit is to be gained from it.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)346-356
Number of pages11
JournalLocal Economy
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2000

Keywords

  • village appraisals
  • sustainable development
  • local communities
  • rural areas
  • JIGSO initiative
  • community infrastructure

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