Peace Corps Service to Develop Community Capacity for Sustainability Planning: The Experience of Aregu°, Paraguay
Owens, Joshua John
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This paper examines an effort to develop community capacity to engage in sustainability planning as part of a Peace Corps Municipal Services Development project in Aregu°, Paraguay. It sketches the context in which the initiative occurred, outlines relevant academic research on community sustainability planning, and describes the strategies adopted to assist Aregu° in securing the critical mass of community capacity necessary to engage in sustainability planning. The paper concludes with an outline of continuing challenges for sustainability in Aregu° and a description of means by which those concerns might be addressed.
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