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Listening to Africa : developing Africa from the grassroots

Author: Pierre Pradervand
Publisher: New York : Praeger, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A report on the grassroots revolution which is taking place in Africa, this book presents an optimistic view of African development. The author describes numerous self-help projects initiated by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Pradervand
ISBN: 0275936929 9780275936921
OCLC Number: 23352301
Description: xxi, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Unique Challenges The pathfinders "We are the ones who have turned this country into a dessert" Facing the challenges: Economic, agricultural, and structural The New Africa on the Move Peasant power: Village groups in the making From Aid to partnership A new future in the making M'bathakins" (Let's pull together) Creating opportunity--or when ants carry elephants Son and daughter mills The African farmer as inventor "Nothing is impossible" or the end of hunger by the year 2000 Achilles' heel Towards another development Post scriptum: Learning from Africa Appendix Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Pierre Pradervand ; foreword by Bradford Morse.

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