Local economic development in Africa : the case of Saclepea, Liberia

Abstract: In a case study of Saclepea, Liberia, this paper shows the role that an appropriately designed local economic development (LED) plan can play in a rural African community emerging from crisis. It was concluded that local participation is crucial to the sustainability and success of LED efforts.

Author(s): Trussell, Melissa Rose; Moore, Robert Elijah

Source(s): , Journal of sustainable development in Africa; Vol. 14, No. 8 p. 15-33, ill., map, tabs Journal of sustainable development in Africa Vol. 14, No. 8

Published: 2012 Clarian university, Clarion, PA (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1520-5509

Link: http://www.jsd-africa.com/Jsda/Vol14N8-Winter2012B/PDF/Local%20Economic%20Development%20in%20Africa.Robert%20E%20Moore.pdf

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