Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) utilizes existing local assets to address current problems. Note that some of these community’s assets may be seen as barriers at first. But if we don’t recognize local assets and convert barriers into opportunities we can never achieve localized growth.
GHD role is to know and work in the communities most in need of fresh food and jobs. We help them assess, develop and build on their community assets while also leveraging the expertise, research and resources to empower the communities to work and grow for themselves.