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Policy lessons for the emergence and success of community - led local development - RE0291

The aim of this project is to develop a concise appreciation of the role that community-led approaches have had in driving local economic growth and providing local services, particularly within areas that appear to be disadvantaged in terms of economic opportunities and access to public services or which have previously found it difficult to participate in mainstream government support programmes.
The study has four main objectives:
1. Conduct a review and mapping of current policy frameworks concerning rural community-led development.

2. Assess the effectiveness of current initiatives (policy frameworks, charity, and privately funded initiatives) in generating new demand and projects across rural areas.

3. Review how community-led projects work in terms of:
a. Their economic, social and environmental benefits;
b. Their return on investment and their overall success.

4. Draw on the generated evidence to:
a. Identify lessons learned from past models;
b. Identify lessons learned for the development of future models of CLLD.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2019

To: 2019

Cost: £59,330
Contractor / Funded Organisations
L S E Enterprise Ltd (LSE)
Economic Research              
Rural Development              
Social Research              
Fields of Study
Rural Affairs