Coordinating village plan Providing village initiatives Coordinating village efforts Planning at village level
By the Ekistic Scale of Doxiades and the World Society of Ekistics, a village is defined as having 40 to 1500 inhabitants. It has one or more neighbourhoods and at least one shop or similar food outlet, some production of foods and goods for its own use and for export outside its boundaries. Very broadly, a village is defined as the entity between a hamlet and a town, and often has its own local decision-making council or steering committee. These factors vary from country to country, and within countries from local culture to local culture.
I have been learning from the farmers here. Unless you are in that situation 'where the farmer is' you forcibly cannot come off with solutions for them because the farmer has unique problems that you may not realize living in the city. You cannot formulate projects to bring about development of the farmer when sitting in a place far away from a village. We decided that we are going down to the village to live among them like peasants, and work with them.
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