Rural development decision support using the Analytic Hierarchy Process

  title={Rural development decision support using the Analytic Hierarchy Process},
  author={Astrid Oddershede and Arnoldo Arias and Hugo Cancino},
  journal={Mathematical and Computer Modelling},
This paper presents a decision model based upon community preferences to hierachise activities that support the development of a rural area in Chile. Local government of the region has tried to stimulate economic development for many years without success. The goals surrounding incentive programs offered are complex and conflicting. Often inconsistencies exist between community preferences, incentive programs, and stated goal. Measuring preferences is difficult and represents a form of multi… CONTINUE READING

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