ABCD Asia Pacific

Supporting others and ourselves to discover and mobilise community strengths.

The ABCD Asia Pacific Network is a group well versed in ABCD. We offer support, share successes and help with challenges and evaluation.

Welcome to ABCD Asia Pacific! Please help by sharing news and updates.


Welcome! This website is to encourage discussion, share information and to support communities and ABCD practitioners throughout the Asia Pacific Region!


There are also other ways you can connect with us:


For a global perspective, join the ABCD In Action & ABCD Europe Ning groups


You can also check out the Useful Links section! Ask questions! Find answers! Find Events to attend! Participate! Enjoy!


To request or discuss the possibilities for special features or events on the site please contact Janice Jones (Site Administrator)

Warm good wishes to all ABCD' ers!


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ABCD & the Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter!

ABCD & The Art of Hosting

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ABCD & Art of Hosting:productive and powerful…


Posted by Dee Brooks on June 20, 2016 at 12:56pm

The Participants are Revolting! Hosting Space in Community Building

It has been said that facilitation is an art. There’s a poignant quote, which states; if you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur!

Hosting conversations that matter and creating intentional, purposeful dialogue can be daunting! As community facilitators, we are embarking on a journey of multiple ideas, opinions and attitudes that can potentially swing from interactive, participant-led beauty to frustrated, daunting chaos!

And, I like…


Posted by Dee Brooks on May 20, 2016 at 3:48pm


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ABCD & the Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter!

ABCD & The Art of Hosting 150x" sizes="(max-width: 240px) 100vw, 240px" />ABCD & Art of Hosting:productive and powerful together!By Dee Brooks There’s a key area of ABCD community building and/or asset mapping which I emphasise strongly in workshops and it’s one of the powerful, blended areas between ABCD and Art of…See More
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ABCD Master Class - Johannesburg, South Africa - July 2016 at Greek Orthodox Church Conference Centre

July 11, 2016 to July 12, 2016
Beyond the Basics:  How to apply and facilitate Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) and other strengths-focused approaches and tools.  REGISTRATION FORM HEREIn partnership with Dee Brooks, Master Trainer of the Jeder Institute, Australia, Janine Ward of S.P.A.C.E. and Anne Timms of…See More
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DISCOVERING NEW STORIES - NOW! Zimbabwe at Kufunda Learning Village

July 13, 2016 to July 22, 2016
Zimbabwe Learning Camp – July 16-24, 2016In the early years of this century, Kufunda Learning Village came to life. Maaianne Knuth had a dream that would not let her go. She wanted to create a place where people could learn how to create new lives. The massive collapse that would unfold in Zimbabwe was still invisible, but seeds of discontent were clear.Will you come learn with us? Please join us as sacred outsiders to help us understand what weare really learning and what else is possible…See More
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