Community and Economic Development (CED) is an interdisciplinary programming approach which supports positive change for communities, businesses, individuals and families. The schematic below illustrates the interdisciplinary nature of CED. The programs represented in this catalog fall primarily within these areas and are related to Texas Community Futures Forum issues and the AgriLife Extension Agency Strategic Plan. Refer to “What is Community Development”, a fact sheet with further information on this schematic.
This catalog can be used as a reference by County Extension Agents in both rural and urban counties. These programs represent some of the resources for clientele available for scheduling and delivery. Several of the programs are complete packages that may include program plans and evaluations and are deliverable by any knowledgeable individual. Others require specific specialist expertise. Assistance and training are available.