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Putting people first : voluntary organisations and Third World development

Author: Robin Poulton; Michael Harris
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1988.
Series: Development studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays contributed by people experienced in aid and refugee work in the Third World by non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Putting people first.
Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1988
(OCoLC)581667127
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Poulton; Michael Harris
ISBN: 0333476069 9780333476062
OCLC Number: 18134502
Description: xiv, 178 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part 1: on charities and NGOs, Michael Harris. Part 2: on theories and strategies, Robin Poulton. Part 3 How can we help the poorest of the poor - the impact of local elites in some NGO community development programmes in Nepal and Bangladesh: Pakhribas Agricultural Centre; Action Aid Nepal, Ramesh Kumar Singh. Part 4 How Indian self-help organizations can lead the way - the Gandhi model and its lessons for Africa: the Association of Sarva Seva Farms, Tim Brodhead. Part 5 Working for change - Oxfam in Tanzania 1980-85: Minigo - a village with a future, Charles Lane. Part 6 Rural development - a partnership of villagers and NGO - Action Aid's long-term development programme in The Gambia, Robin Poulton and Ousman Cham. Part 7 Small-scale development and the socio-political context - examples from Rwanda, Burundi and Zaire: Oxfam's work in Rwanda, Burundi and the Province of Kivu, Zaire, Robert Dodd. Part 8 The place of women in rural development - examples from East and West Africa, Michaelle Jeanne Elcoat. Part 9 Development or relief - drought and its effects in the Sudan 1984-85: Qala en Nahal; Euro-Action Acord's tractor-hire service, Judy El-Bushra. Part 10 Refugees and nomads - successes and failures in Somalia: refugee farms at Balet Weyn, Robert Mister. Part 11 Cereal banks and food supplies - the NGO contribution in Mali and Burkina Faso: NGOs in Upper Volta; effects of the 1983 change in government; revival of co-operatives in northern Mali, Nigel Twose. part 12 Year zero and death - the Kampuchean challenge: the Khmer Rouge and the devestation of Kampuchea, Eva Mysliwiec. Part 13: Vietnam remembered, Guy Stringer. Conclusion: helping is not enough, Peter Gill.
Series Title: Development studies.
Responsibility: edited by Robin Poulton, Michael Harris.

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