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Organizations relating to Villages

European Council for the Village and Small Town / Tenterden, UK / Est. 1984
Ten Thousand Villages / Akron PA, USA / Est. 1946
Centro Internacional de Información sobre Cultivos de Cobertura / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1990
Global Village for Rehabilitation and Development, India
International Students' Association of Village Concept Projects / Est. 2003
Union des villages de vacances de la Méditerranée / Est. 1960
Village Enterprise / San Carlos CA, USA / Est. 1987
Village Ministries International / Oklahoma City OK, USA
International Village Meetings / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1995
World Villages for Children / London, UK / Est. 1964
Réseau européen des villages de la culture
Sustainable Village / Boulder CO, USA
Village des jeunes européens "Le Pouget" / Est. 1966
Asociación para la Cooperación con los Pueblos de América Central
Eurovillages, association européenne / Paris, France
Villages sans frontières / Est. 1983
International Village Cooperation / Baelum, Denmark / Est. 1983
African Village Academy / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Villages Unis / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2011
ICOMOS International Committee on Historic Cities, Towns and Villages / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1982
SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit - Hermann-Gmeiner-Fonds Deutschland e.V. / Munich, Germany / Est. 1963
Operation Romanian Villages International / La Louvière, Belgium / Est. 1988
SOS Children's Villages International / Innsbruck, Austria / Est. 1949
Aid to Displaced Persons and its European Villages / Liège, Belgium / Est. 1957
CISV International / London, UK / Est. 1950
International Forum of Towns and Villages in Graz / Graz, Austria / Est. 1976

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World Problems relating to Villages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Involuntary mass resettlement
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Restricted scope of local employment
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Undue control of prices by intermediaries
Decline in local community spirit

Action Strategies relating to Villages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Extending rural energy planning to villages and households
Improving income of rural communities
Increasing neighbourhood leadership
Establishing community banks
Training for village governance
Providing sufficient village cooperation
Defining village node
Limiting village management
Organizing village meetings
Identifying obstacles to village education
Disrupting village identity
Enhancing village/government dialogue
Breaking down village isolation
Envisioning One Earth
Limiting employment alternatives in small communities
Limiting village self-confidence
Recognizing village attraction
Protecting villagers from exposure to outside influences
Creating imaginative village story
Installing village intercom system
Abstaining from village cooperation
Strengthening role of village government for rural development
Stabilizing images of rural community identity
Diversifying local economies
Facilitating mobility among villages

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