COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING

The term “community development” in the concept of CCB is applied uncritically to a very wide range of activities, many of which have little to do with the development. Such as building alliance advancing land rights food sovereignty Human rights social justice and social services in Cambodia and passing it of as capacity building for the local community.
The peoples every society, every community, every group networks alliance or association and every person has skills, strengths and the capacity to problem solve, act creatively and work together for the benefit of their group. Community capacity is defined as the interaction of human capital, organizational resources, and social capital existing within a given community that can be leveraged to solve collective problems to improve or strengthen the well being of a given community. It may operate through informal or formal social processes and community effort. Each community has existing strengths that enable it to function. As in all living organisms, some fundamentals characteristics strongly solidarity are stronger, better defined or more used then others. All of the following fundamental characteristics are present in some capacity in all communities. 
- A sense of community: reflects the degree of connectedness among members and recognition of the mutuality of circumstance, including a threshold level of collectively held values, norms, vision, mission and the common objective of the groups or alliances.
- A level of commitment among community members: describes the responsibility that particular individuals, groups, or organizations take for what happens in the community.
- The Strong solidarity ability to solve problems: is the ability to translate commitment into action for community development and is an important component of virtually all definitions of capacity relating to the community.
- Access to resources: is the economic, human, physical, political capital, mark decision provide input to planning within and beyond the neighbourhood.

Levels of Community Capacity building

CCFC has provided capacity building to every community, there are different levels of agents and agencies which work together to help meet both the individual and the collective needs of a community.
The leader or activist within a community provides a wide variety of services to meet the diverse needs of the community members. Through their participation, they can help to support community-improving activities and action plan. On the organizational level, businesses, services and groups within the market, government or civil society all work to meet the needs of a community and individuals within that community. This can include community-based organizations (CBOs), service providers, local businesses, and development organizations, as well as local branches of larger institutions, including banks, schools, and major retail establishments. Finally, the network level focuses on how all of these social structures work together. On this level agencies and agents gather and link together to form relationships that help to increase the capacity of their communities.

Functions of Capacity Building

CCFC provider Community capacity building is when an individual or a group begins to engage particular fundamental characteristic of community capacity by socially interacting with the social agencies to create an outcome. Often this is done to help enhance a community's ability to build resilience, self-reliance and enhance development initiatives. Community capacity building will often function around four development initiatives. Each initiative will be examined in greater detail within this webpage to illustrate how community capacity building can occur.
the community members could be fostered by a local action such as encouraging residents to participate in problem-solving activities, trying to prevent a development deal in their region or trying to get a local recreation facility. Other factors can either support or inhibit the possibility of creating that sense of community. 
For example, land and Agriculture producing by farmers stability and greater social capital can increase a sense of social cohesion and the likelihood of participation in local activities becomes greater.

Community Capacity Building for INFLUENCES

However, capacity building can help community members improving social analysis (such as the structure of the regional economy, the influences of migration and racial and economic segregation, and the unequal distribution of resources among communities) that may restrict a particular community’s ability to use or build it's capacity. These conditions are generally not susceptible to neighbourhood actions and require intervention strategies and policy action at the municipal, provincial, or federal level to effect change. On the other hand positive changes in these factors at certain times may provide a community with opportunities to take advantage of resources that were not previously available to help build capacities

Strategies for Community Capacity Building

CCFC-Association is Often there are enhancements to communities beyond the designated outcome of the capacity building initiative. This dimension is illustrated in the framework as the outcomes that result from the functions of community capacity that already exist or that are being developed through a capacity-building initiative. It can include, higher social capital, more social cohesion, more trust in institutions, or a better problem-solving abilities. The entire framework is illustrated in the key topic below.
- Community Organizing and mobilizing 
- Basic community , Basic land rights or HR
- Leadership development, CBOs facilitator
- Organizational development and Planning
- Advocacy and Campaign Skill  
- Social protection and Gender Justice for CBOs

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