ABCD Meets DEF: Using Asset-Based Community Development to Build Economic Diversity

Jenny Cameron
Katherine Gibson

This paper reframes existing economic diversity as a community asset that can be built on for community and economic development. The paper outlinesĀ strategies for doing this, and draws on examples from the Philippines and Australia.

Suggested citation

Cameron, J., Gibson-Graham, J.K. "ABCD Meets DEF: Using Asset-Based Community Development to Build Economic Diversity." Paper presented at the Asset Based Community Development Conference, The University of Newcastle, 3 ā€“ 5 December, 2008.