COMPAS - Newsletter for Endogenous Development Book 011 Endogenous Development in Africa: Towards a System of Experiences #11
Endogenous development is mainly based on local strategies, values, institutions and resources. Therefore priorities, needs and criteria for development may differ in each community and may not always be the same as those of the development worker. Key concepts within endogenous developmentare:
- local control of the development process;
- taking cultural values seriously;
- appreciating worldviews;
- finding a balance between local and external resources.