Reasons for Success: Learning from Instructive Experiences in Rural Development / Edition 1

Reasons for Success: Learning from Instructive Experiences in Rural Development / Edition 1

by Norman Uphoff, Milton J. Esman, Anirudh Krishna
     
 

* The indispensable follow-up to Reasons for Hope
* Recommends action to improve rural living standards

From an outside perspective that contrasts the personal, firsthand views of the first text, the authors impart critical, dynamic ideas for improving the lives of those in rural communities. They contend that real progress depends less on money alone,

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Overview

* The indispensable follow-up to Reasons for Hope
* Recommends action to improve rural living standards

From an outside perspective that contrasts the personal, firsthand views of the first text, the authors impart critical, dynamic ideas for improving the lives of those in rural communities. They contend that real progress depends less on money alone, and more upon passionate ideas, acting on those ideas through leadership, and implementing appropriate methods for change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565490765
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Kumarian Press Books on International Development
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Norman Uphoff is director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) and professor of government and international agriculture at Cornell Agriculture at Cornell University.

Milton J. Esman is John S. Knight Professor of International Studies, Emeritus Professor of Government at Cornell University.

Table of Contents

1) Why Rural Development Remains Important; 2) Learning Process and Assisted Self-Reliance; 3) Initiation and Leadership; 4) Local Organization and Participation; 5) Management, Planning, and Implementation; 6) Technology and Training; 7) Information as a Management Tool; 8) Utilization of External Assistance; 9) Dealing with Government and Politics; 10) Success and Sustainability

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