Community Development & Community-led Development What’s the Difference?

We received an email from a community builder in Canterbury struggling to find references to community-led development in her literature searches. She asked “what is the difference between community development and community-led development?” A really good question! Community-led development (CLD) is a ‘new take’ on the long established practice of community development. In this chapter we offer our insights on community-led development practice, principles and the kinds of outcomes communities are achieving. Read more