Cooperative Extension Service Departments
Community and Economic Development
The mission of Community and Economic Development (CED) is to
strengthen Arkansas communities and businesses through
This is achieved through research, education and outreach in four
Business - provide education
and technical assistance to strengthen Arkansas businesses.
Community - assist Arkansas
communities and regions in building local capacity to improve their
social and economic well-being and create vibrant and resilient
Leadership - help identify
and train active and effective youth and adult leaders for
community, county and statewide leadership roles.
Public Policy -
provide timely, credible, unbiased and research-based information
and education about public issues.
Community & Economic Development
Our Faculty and Staff
Visit the Business & Communities website for more information about the resources that CED has to offer.