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Perspectives on Pastoral Development: A Casebook from Kenya

By: Isobel Birch and Halima AO Shuira

160 pages, Illustrated


Paperback | Dec 2001 | #131695 | ISBN: 0855984678
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An account of the Wajir Pastoral Development Project in northeast Kenya, in which Oxfam is helping marginalised groups to develop their own pastoral associations.


Contents; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Preface; Introduction; 1.Wajir Pastoral Development Project: an overview; 2.Learning from the past; 3.Building community organisations, Case study 1:Working with women in Wajir town - savings, credit, and literacy; 4.Working with others for change, case study 2:Building local capacity - the growth of ALDEF; 5. Managing accountability, case study 3:Changing women's roles in Wajir town; 6. Lokking to the future; Summary of lessons learned; Notes; Further reading; Index.

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Isobel Birch works in the policy department of Oxfam GB, developing strategies to strengthen programme communications. She has been associated with Oxfams Kenya programme since 1992,first as an emergency project manager, and later as an adviser with responsibility for programme learning. Halima A.O.Shuria began work with Oxfam as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Wajir in 1995. She is now adviser to Oxfam's GB regional pastoral programme in the Horn and East Africa.

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