ABCD Asia Pacific Network

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 Network! 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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Useful Links

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Welcome to the Network

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The Key Principles

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Notes Home

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Blog Posts

Involving local people in local development initiatives

Few years ago people of a rural area of Anowara, a sub district of port city Chittagong, Bangladesh, sowed paddy plants in a road to protest the Government for not taking steps furnishing that road by bricks. They suffered long time by using that road but not…


Posted by Suman Chowdhury Mony on January 19, 2015 at 8:52pm — 1 Comment

Delegates in the driving seat - Unconferencing

After the success of the Unconference 2014, we were approached by Sheridan from CIM Magazine, the No 1 Business Events industry publication in Australia, to share our story with the public.

Sheridan's article starts; "Conference formats are changing with delegates becoming participants looking to engage in topics rather than simply be consumers of keynote speeches..."

He continues, "...The Unconference, an annual event held this year at the Hunter…


Posted by Dee Brooks on December 11, 2014 at 11:36am


ABCD & Place-Making

Started by Dee Brooks in Sample Title Aug 21, 2014.

Engagement Australia - Visiting scholar for 2014 1 Reply

Started by Janice Kathleen Jones in Sample Title. Last reply by Dee Brooks Nov 18, 2013.


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Latest Activity

Janice Kathleen Jones left a comment for maya himayah
"Welcome Maya! I was fortunate enough to meet many wonderful ABCD practitioners on my last visit to Indonesia - at the ABCD conference in Makassar. Do tell us more about your work. Best wishes, Janice"
Jan 20
Dee Brooks commented on Suman Chowdhury Mony's blog post Involving local people in local development initiatives
"Hi Suman, Thank you for sharing your thoughtful piece of writing... I had a quick search around the internet and found many community-led and youth-led examples from Bangladesh - so, my question is; are you focusing specifically on rural…"
Jan 20
Dee Brooks left a comment for maya himayah
"Hi Maya, Wonderful to have you here! Are you already connected to many other ABCD practitioners in Indonesia? There are quite a few! Please feel free to post topics, questions or comment on the discussion forum! Welcome to the…"
Jan 20
Profile Iconmaya himayah and Irvan Muliyadi joined ABCD Asia Pacific Network
Jan 20

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