Non-Governmental Organizations and the State in Africa: Rethinking Roles in Sustainable Agricultural Development

Non-Governmental Organizations and the State in Africa: Rethinking Roles in Sustainable Agricultural Development

by James G. Copestake
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415088496

ISBN-13: 9780415088497

Pub. Date: 11/02/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book presents 20 specially commissioned case studies of farmer participatory approaches to agricultural innovation initiated by non-governmental organizations in Africa.

Overview

This book presents 20 specially commissioned case studies of farmer participatory approaches to agricultural innovation initiated by non-governmental organizations in Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415088497
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/02/1993
Series:
Non-Governmental Organizations Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Glossary Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction 2. Zimbabwe: Country Overview 3. Government Exprience of Collaboration with NGOs in Agricultural Research and Extension 4. Forestry Commission Links with NGOs in Rural Afforestation 5. Silveira House: Propagation of the Use of Hybrid Seed (1968-83) 6. Enda-Zimbabwe and Community Research 7. The Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress and Grassroots Development 8. Kenya: Country Overview 9. Agricultural Activities of Government and NGOs in Siaya District 10. NGO Involvement in Agricultural Activities in Machakos District 11. Development of Participatory Approaches for Promoting Agroforestry: Collaboration Between The Mazingira Institute, ICRAF, Care-Kenya, KEFRI and the Forestry Department 12. Government Experiences of Collaboration with NGOs in Rural Afforestation. 13. Kenya Energy and Environmental Orgnaisation (1981-90) 14. Zambia: Country Overview 15. The Contribution to Agricultural Technology Development of the Gwembe Valley Agricultural Mission (1985-90) 16. Ghana: Country Overview 17. The Association of Church Development Projects (ACDEP) in Northern Ghana 18. Langbensi Agricultural Station: Experiences of Agricultural Research 19. The Gambia: Country Overview 20. Case Study of the Farmer Innovatation and Technology Testing Programme in the Gambia 21. Catholic Relief Services in the Gambia: Evolution From Agricultural Research to Community-based Experimentation. 22. Senegal: Country Overview 23. Rodale Institute/Rodale International/CRAR Senegal 24. The Senegalese Institute for Agricultural research (ISRA) and the Fatick Region Farmers' Association (ARAF) 25 Conclusions ReferencesFigures Tables

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