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Author Blunt, Peter, 1948-

Title Indigenous organizations and development / edited by Peter Blunt and D. Michael Warren ; with a preface by Norman Uphoff
Published London : Intermediate Technology Publications, 1996

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Description xv, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Series IT studies in indigenous knowledge and development
IT studies in indigenous knowledge and development.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface vii -- Norman Uphoff -- Acknowledgement xii -- Introduction xiii -- Peter Blunt And D. Michael Warren -- Part 1 Africa -- 1. The drum speaks-Are we listening? Experiences in -- development with a traditional Gabra institution-The -- Yaa Galbo 1 -- B.J. Linquist With David Adolph -- 2. Traditional settlement, cultural identity and rural -- development in the Transkei 7 -- Patrick A. Mcallister -- 3. Hometown associations: Balancing local and extralocal -- interests in Nigerian communities 21 -- MICHAEL L. McNULTY AND MARK F. LAWRENCE -- 4. Indigenous organizations and development: -- The case of Ara, Nigeria 43 -- D. Michael Warren, Remiadedokun And -- Akintola Omolaoye -- 5. The Ogbomoso Parapo: A case-study of an indigenous -- development association in Nigeria 50 -- G. O. Kolawole -- 6. Community development associations and self-reliance: -- The case of Isalu Community Development Union, Iseyin, -- Nigeria 56 -- Bolanle W. Wahab -- 1. The importance of indigenous organizations to the -- sustainability of contemporary Yoruba strip-weaving industries -- in Iseyin, Nigeria 67 -- Norma H. Wolff And Bolanle W. Wahab -- 8. Traditional leadership and community management in Northern -- Ghana 88 -- Nancy Cosway And Steve A. Anankum -- 9. Indigenous healer associations and a South African AIDSprevention -- project 97 -- Edward C Green And Bongie Zokwe -- vi Contents -- Part Ii Indian Sub-Continent -- 10. History of an indigenous community management -- organization in Nepal 109 -- Durga Pokhrel And Anthony B. J. Willet -- 11. Building on the Panchayat: Using Jal Samitis in Uttar -- Pradesh 123 -- Yogesh Kumar -- 12. Informal institutions of financial intermediation: Social -- value of Vishis, chit funds and self-help groups 132 -- Tushaar Shah And Michael Johnson -- 13. Taking count of the depth of the ditches: Understanding local -- organization forms, their problems and strategic responses 143 -- Nidhi Srinivas -- Part Iii Asia-Pacific -- Australia and New Zealand -- 14. Aboriginal agenda or agency agenda? Community-development -- planning projects in Australia 159 -- Jackie Wolfe-Keddie -- 15. Yolngu rom: Indigenous knowledge in north Australia 184 -- Ian Hughes -- 16. Community development among the New Zealand Maori: -- The Tainui case 193 -- Toon Van Meijl -- Canada -- 17. Indigenous organizations for development in the Canadian north: -- Native development corporations 214 -- Leo Paul Dana -- China -- 18. The role of indigenous organizations in the rural -- development of China: A case-study of a non-farm productive -- activity 220 -- Li Xiaoyun, Li Ou And Zhou Shengkun -- Indonesia -- 19. Using indigenous organizations from West Kalimantan 228 -- Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Reed L. Wadley And -- Enis Widjanarti -- Philippines -- 20. Personal networks and agricultural extension in the Philippines 239 -- Ricardo C. Armonia
Analysis Developing countries Community action
Developing countries Community action
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Community development -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Community development -- Developing countries -- Societies, etc.
Community development.
Community organization -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Economic development.
Indigenous peoples -- Developing countries.
Indigenous peoples.
Non-governmental organizations -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Author Blunt, Peter, 1948-
Uphoff, Norman Thomas.
Warren, Dennis M.
LC no. 97182196
ISBN 1853393215