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dc.contributor.authorHause, Amyeng
dc.contributor.authorRahe, Malloryeng
dc.date.issued2019eng
dc.description.abstract"Finding locally led solutions to rural economic development challenges requires the time and capacity of many stakeholders. Practitioners navigate available infrastructure and connectivity, distance to markets, sparse populations, and access to resources as they seek opportunities. This publication focuses on one aspect of this work: meaningful engagement of rural small businesses in economic development decision making. There are many ways to approach development, this guide is based on three years of experience implementing a strategic planning process which directly engaged business owners. In our specific program, a "value chain coordinator" engages businesses and stakeholders to gather information about market demand, analyze gaps and opportunities in the value chain, and coordinate stakeholders to address those gaps and opportunities in a way that builds multiple forms of wealth and enhances local ownership and livelihoods opportunities. This guide provides business engagement examples from this work. While our approach is known as WealthWorks, we believe these guidelines are applicable across a range of economic development initiatives."--Page 1eng
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityWritten by: Amy Hause (Rural Economic Vitality Consultant, Rural Development Initiatives), Mallory Rage (Assisted Extension professor, Division of Applied Sciences)eng
dc.description.versionNew 8/19eng
dc.format.extent6 pageseng
dc.identifier.otherDM-3008-2019eng
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10355/83961
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri Extensioneng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Extensioneng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDM - Community Decision Making (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension) ; 3008 (1919)eng
dc.rightsArchive version. For the most recent information see extension.missouri.edu.eng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.
dc.rights.licenseProvided for historical documentation only. Check Missouri Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station websites for current information.eng
dc.sourceHarvested from the MU Extension website, May 2021.eng
dc.titleEngaging small businesses in rural economic development : seven guidelines for successeng
dc.typeDocumenteng


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