Online Google Dictionary

development projects wordnet sense
  1. (Development project) A specific activity or task settled upon to achieve the economic, political, and social goals of a development policy. Such projects often include transportation, energy (especially hydro-electric), agricultural, and resettlement schemes.
  2. (Development project) A project intended to increase a developing country's ability to produce in the future. ...
  3. Development activities for historic properties (e.g. buildings, monuments, structures, ships, railroad locomotives and rolling stock, etc.) including restoration, rehabilitation, preservation, reconstruction, and site-specific planning for these activities