Access of the Poor to Agricultural Services: The Role of Farmers' Organizations in Social Inclusion

Access of the Poor to Agricultural Services: The Role of Farmers' Organizations in Social Inclusion

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ISBN-13: 9789068326420
Publisher: KIT (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen)
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Bulletins of the Royal Tropical Institute Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bertus Wennink is a senior advisor for sustainable economic development, with 18 years of experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Suzanne Nederlof works as an advisor for farmer-based organizations and rural innovation at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT). She has expertise in learning alliances for rural innovation; resource-poor farmers’ livelihoods; natural resource management and platform thinking; farmer-based organizations and interdisciplinary research.

Willem Heemskerk is an agricultural services specialist with 25 years of experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. His specific expertise is in the field of facilitating demand-driven and client-oriented research and development with an innovation systems perspective.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I: ENHANCING AGRICULTURAL SERVICE PROVISION FOR THE RURAL POOR 1) Background; 2) Farmers’ Organization in Sub-Saharan Africa; 3) Analytic Framework; 4) Methodology of Case Studies; 5) Farmers’ Organizations and Social Inclusive Service Provision; 6) Concluding Remarks: Towards a Strategy for Social Inclusion; References; PART II: CASE STUIDES ON THE ROLE OF FARMER’S ORGANIZATIONS IN ACCESSING SERVICES I) INGABO’s Role in Pro-Poor Service Provision in Rwanda—Jean Damascène Nyamwasa and Bertus Winnick; II) MVIWATA’s Role in Prof-Poor Service Provision in Tanzania—Stephen Ruvuga, Richard Masandika and Willem Heemskerk; III) UCPC’s Role in Pro-Poor Service Provision in Benin—Clarisse Tama-Imorou, Bertus Wennink and E. Suzanne Nederlof; IV) KILICAFE’s Role in Pro-Poor Service Provision in Tanzania—Adolph Kumburu and Willem Heemskerk; V) AcooBéPA’s Role in Pro-Poor Service Provision in Benin—Clarisse Tama-Imoroul and Bertus Wennink; About the Authors.

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