Development in Practice (Routledge Revivals): Paved with good intentions

Development in Practice (Routledge Revivals): Paved with good intentions

by Doug Porter, Bryant Allen, Gaye Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415616336

ISBN-13: 9780415616331

Pub. Date: 02/28/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Magarini Settlement Project in Kenya is typical of many large Third World rural development projects of recent years, not least in its failure to fulfil even minimum goals. First published in 1991, Development in Practice explores the reasons for this projects failure, and looks at the lessons to be learned from this experience for development in general

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Overview

The Magarini Settlement Project in Kenya is typical of many large Third World rural development projects of recent years, not least in its failure to fulfil even minimum goals. First published in 1991, Development in Practice explores the reasons for this projects failure, and looks at the lessons to be learned from this experience for development in general. Challenging many assumptions and approaches, its provocative conclusions will generate much interest amongst development practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415616331
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Series:
Routledge Revivals Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. A project somewhere in Africa 2. Setting the scene 3. Agriculture: change and uncertainty 4. Institutions for managing uncertainty 5. Strengthening the people's hand? 6. Against whose odds? Constructing certainty Giriama style 7. More diversity for more certainty

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