Reasons for Success: Learning from Instructive Experiences in Rural Development

Reasons for Success: Learning from Instructive Experiences in Rural Development

by Norman Uphoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565490770

ISBN-13: 9781565490772

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.

Reasons for Success draws lessons presented in the earlier work, Reasons for Hope. The knowledge and insights the authors have gained from decades of participation, observation, and scholarship on Third World development enrich it. Concerned that rural development is increasingly neglected in economic development circles, the authors demonstrate that…  See more details below

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Reasons for Success draws lessons presented in the earlier work, Reasons for Hope. The knowledge and insights the authors have gained from decades of participation, observation, and scholarship on Third World development enrich it. Concerned that rural development is increasingly neglected in economic development circles, the authors demonstrate that improving rural living standards depends more on ideas, leadership, and appropriate methods and less on money alone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565490772
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Kumarian Press Books on International Development
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
1Why Rural Development Remains Important1
2Learning Process and Assisted Self-Reliance19
3Initiation and Leadership45
4Local Organization and Participation64
5Management, Planning, and Implementation88
6Technology and Training112
7Information as a Management Tool134
8Utilization of External Assistance157
9Dealing with Government and Politics175
10Success and Sustainability196
References218
Index226
About the Authors233

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