What is Development Research?
Development research focuses on the practical implications of theories.
Theory is the framework in connecting relevant data to answer the research
problem in an organized form. It relies heavily on second
Asset-based Community Development, Needs Based Approach Notes
ABCD- Asset-based community development
o Based on the principle that a recognition of strengths and assets is
more likely to inspire positive action for change in a community than
is an exclus
a. Define TA/C
TA is the provision of programs, activities, and services to strengthen the
capacity of recipients to improve their performance with respect to an
inherent or assigned function (Wright, p. 343)
b. Five ar
ABCD and NBA
Needs Based Approach
Focused on community
Address the gaps and
needs of the community
Mixed methods- more than 1 research method
Research process and points of departure
Types of research
o Basic fundam
Does DA work? Explain five ideas to support your answer.
I believe that in certain ways DA does work. It has its limitations but I believe that
DA provides not only the funds for development, but practices as well.
DA approaches devel