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Working with rural communities

Working with rural communities

a participatory research perspective in Kenya

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Published by Nairobi University Press in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural development -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Orieko Chitere and Roberta Mutiso.
      ContributionsChitere, Orieko., Mutiso, Roberta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN793.Z9 C689 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392123M
      ISBN 109966846174
      LC Control Number92981716

      Rural livelihoods are enhanced through effective participation of rural people and rural communities in the management of their own social, economic and environmental objectives by empowering people in rural areas, particularly women and youth, including through organizations such as local cooperatives and by applying the bottom-up approach. A huge problem that many people in rural communities in the USA report is that they have a hard time finding employment. While this can be an issue of not enough job supplies and small businesses in the area, this also can be an issue with people needing help when it comes to looking for and getting a job.


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