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The Cultural Dimension of Development: Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Series: Studies in Indigenous Knowledge and Development Series

Edited By: M Warren, LJ Slikkerveer and D Brokensha

582 pages, Figs, tabs

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1999 | #37208 | ISBN: 1853392510
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Hardback | Jan 1995 | #37209 | ISBN: 1853392642
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About this book

Stresses the importance of taking into account people's knowledge about their environment in the planning and implementation of development. Twenty-seven case studies are given.


Contents

Introduction; First steps to community assessment; Basic demographics; Water and sanitation; Food - preparation and nutrition; Food - Agriculture; Identification of community resources; Health, health care and endemic diseases; Rapid epidemiological assessment.


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