Rural Community Wellbeing Project – Building capacity in rural communities for data-driven decision making
Date: April 27, 2023
GUELPH, ON, April 27th, 2023 – The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is pleased to announce the completion of Phase 1 of the Rural Community Wellbeing Project. The project aims to help rural communities assess and interpret their wellbeing within their local context by improving access to community data.
“Rural areas are facing many new challenges and opportunities related to COVID-19, global economic trends, climate change, extreme weather events, and demographic changes,” says ROI Executive Director, Ellen Sinclair. “To comprehend and respond effectively to these challenges and opportunities, rural communities need easy access to accurate data that helps to translate information into understanding and action.”