Seven Primary Initiatives for Economic Development in Arkansas

  • Foster Vibrant Communities as Good Places – in which to Live, Work, Invest, and to do green-stateBusiness

  • Ensure Infrastructure that Supports Business Activity,

  • Quality Communities and Development

  • Produce a Workforce with the Right Education, Hard Skills, and Soft Skills for Jobs Created and Retained

  • Create a Business Friendly Regional Climate

  • Focus/Target Efforts to Create and Retain Jobs

  • Make Possible Locally Driven Planning and Economic Development

  • Enhance Collaboration and Approaches that Engage a Wide Range of Partners