Reasons for Hope: Instructive Experiences in Rural Development

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Anirudh Krishna, Norman Thomas Uphoff, Milton Jacob Esman
Kumarian Press, 1997 - Political Science - 322 pages
* Eighteen inspirational rural development success stories
* Covers Africa, Asia, and Latin America

In the personal words of international development initiators, Reasons for Hope tells true stories of what can be done to improve the lives of those in rural communities. Read individually for specific guidance, or collectively for cumulative advice on how to promote the most desirable forms of rural development, these stories offer a timely and crucial message concerning the plight of the rural poor.

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About the author (1997)

Norman Uphoff is director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) and professor of government and international agriculture at Cornell Agriculture at Cornell University.

Milton J. Esman is John S. Knight Professor of International Studies, Emeritus Professor of Government at Cornell University.

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