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  1. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #18 “Participatory methods” in community development initially emerged in the 1970s, and interest in their use has continued to increase among practitioners, especially in recent years.1 Many practitioners agree that this growing acceptance is a good thing, as...  
  2. 2015-10-06  
  3. 2019-10-04 The multi-functional and inclusive Intergenerational Self-help Club (ISHC) is a mechanism for community strengthening that is inclusive of sustainable development. The ISHC aims at promoting the well-being of the poor and disadvantaged people, their families and communities. The model is based on...  
  4. 2017-10-03 A common feature of remote villages is a lack of income-generating opportunities that force young people to migrate to the cities for employment. This results in communities dominated by the young and the old, a decline in the social and cultural fabric, and a reduced pride in rural life. Since...  
  5. 2017-10-04 This session will look at the “best practices” of learning to learn from others and their experiences. In a world full of “techno-diddies,” as development workers, we often overlook the local knowledge and wisdom source of the very people and communities we are called to serve. How do we “put the...  
  6. 2015-10-06 Speaker Bio: Siem Sun is Cambodian. He was born in Banteay Meanchey province on the border to Thailand, so he is able to speak Thai. In 2008, he moved to Mondulkiri province in Northeastern Cambodia to work with HealthNet Inter- national and Health Unlimited. He has been working with...  
  7. 2015-10-06  
  8. 2018-02-06 Speaker Bio: Dr. Aida Y. Pagtan is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Rural Development. She finished her Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Baguio Central University. She also received a Master’s degree in Social Work and Community Organization at the University of the Philippines. She...  
  9. 2017-10-03 The 6th Biennial ECHO Asia Agriculture and Community Development Conference will take place on October 3-6, 2017, in Chiang Mai, Thailand! Our conference theme "Improving Lives" expresses our desire to partner with you as we train, equip, and grow our network to impact the lives and livelihoods...  
  10. 2018-02-06