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NGOs and the State in Africa: Rethinking Roles in Sustainable Agricultural Development

Series: Non-Governmental Organizations Series

Edited By: K Wellard and JG Copestake

352 pages, Illus

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Paperback | Dec 1993 | #28320 | ISBN: 041508850X
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #28321 | ISBN: 0415088496
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About this book

&i;` Nowhere is the participatory approach to agricultural research more urgently needed than in Africa. These case studies should be read by everyone with a long-term interest in the welfare of rural Africa.'&o; Paul Richards, Wageningen University.


Contents

Glossary Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction 2. Zimbabwe: Country Overview 3. Government Exprience of Collaboration with NGOs in Agricultural Research and Extension 4. Forestry Commission Links with NGOs in Rural Afforestation 5. Silveira House: Propagation of the Use of Hybrid Seed (1968-83) 6. Enda-Zimbabwe and Community Research 7. The Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress and Grassroots Development 8. Kenya: Country Overview 9. Agricultural Activities of Government and NGOs in Siaya District 10. NGO Involvement in Agricultural Activities in Machakos District 11. Development of Participatory Approaches for Promoting Agroforestry: Collaboration Between The Mazingira Institute, ICRAF, Care-Kenya, KEFRI and the Forestry Department 12. Government Experiences of Collaboration with NGOs in Rural Afforestation. 13. Kenya Energy and Environmental Orgnaisation (1981-90) 14. Zambia: Country Overview 15. The Contribution to Agricultural Technology Development of the Gwembe Valley Agricultural Mission (1985-90) 16. Ghana: Country Overview 17. The Association of Church Development Projects (ACDEP) in Northern Ghana 18. Langbensi Agricultural Station: Experiences of Agricultural Research 19. The Gambia: Country Overview 20. Case Study of the Farmer Innovatation and Technology Testing Programme in the Gambia 21. Catholic Relief Services in the Gambia: Evolution From Agricultural Research to Community-based Experimentation. 22. Senegal: Country Overview 23. Rodale Institute/Rodale International/CRAR Senegal 24. The Senegalese Institute for Agricultural research (ISRA) and the Fatick Region Farmers' Association (ARAF) 25 Conclusions References Figures Tables

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