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Community action groups – Good practice guide

Advice for making existing community groups more effective and for setting up new groups

2016 Available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese

Two women in northeast Brazil hold up buckets of fresh fruit

From: Reveal toolkit: Food and livelihoods

Tools for food security, agriculture and community development 

Groups often develop in a community around a specific purpose, such as savings and credit groups, livestock groups or grain bank groups.

This tool will help these groups to think about broadening what they do - for example, by addressing different causes of poverty or by bringing about local social change.

It includes guidance for facilitators working with communities to start community groups, or helping existing groups to improve.

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