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Food Movement Glossary

Community Capacity


The knowledge, skills, participation, leadership and other resources needed by a community to effectively address local issues and concerns.

Example of Community Capacity:

The ability for a community to find solutions for local issues is influenced by the community capacity to use the resources and the skills that are present in the people.
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