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Author World Bank Staff, Corporate Author

Title Rural development : from vision to action / World Bank Group
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [1997]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  307.1412 Wor/Rdf  AVAILABLE
Description x, 157 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Environmentally and socially sustainable development studies and monographs series ; no. 12
Sector strategy
Environmentally and socially sustainable development studies and monographs series ; 12
Sector strategy.
Summary Annotation. Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Studies and Monographs Series No. 12. This book presents the strategy and actions that the World Bank and its partners must adopt in order to revitalize rural development. Key elements include: supporting government policies that encourage investment and growth; encouraging fair international trade and stable access to international markets; promoting better technology and processes, and getting the information to farmers; investing in infrastructure (roads, telecommunications, electricity, and irrigation); investing in people through education, health, and nutrition programs; fully involving local communities in designing, implementing, and monitoring projects; and focusing on the critical interface between agriculture and the environment
Notes "The preparation team was led by Alex McCalla, and included Wendy Ayres ... [et al.]."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 157)
Notes English
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In T World Bank e-Library
Subject Rural development -- International cooperation.
Rural development -- Developing countries.
Rural development.
Sustainable development -- Developing countries.
Sustainable development.
Author Ayres, Wendy S.
McCalla, Alex F., 1937-
World Bank Group.
LC no. 97017433
ISBN 0821339664
Other Titles A sector strategy
Rural development