New Tool for Effective Asset-Based Community Development

A new resource, 'Appreciating Assets', has been produced by IACD and the Carnegie UK Trust. It's aimed at helping community development practitioners, activists and policymakers get to grips with what asset-based community development involves at a practical level - taking the view that the primary asset of a place is often its people and their untapped potential. While it's aimed primarily at UK and Irish contexts, it draws on experiences from across the globe.

Download the document from, or For further details, read the press release.  

(posted 23 June 2011)