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Poverty of knowledge and underdevelopment of pastoralism

Casper Odegi Awuondo

Poverty of knowledge and underdevelopment of pastoralism

a critique

by Casper Odegi Awuondo

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Published by Tekuza Research Institute in [Nairobi, Kenya] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Herders -- Kenya.,
    • Economic anthropology -- Kenya.,
    • Technical assistance -- Anthropological aspects -- Kenya.,
    • Rural development -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 17-23.

      Statementby C. Odegi Awuondo.
      SeriesResearch paper series ;, no. 3, Research paper series (Tekuza Research Institute) ;, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN659.K4 A98 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 24 leaves ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2756007M
      LC Control Number86109453

      African Renaissance is a quarterly peer-reviewed high quality international journal published consistently since , making it one of the longest surviving scholarly social science journals on Africa published by Africans. The journal aims to advance both theoretical and empirical research on themes and dynamics that inform policies and practices in different African countries. Important as public investment, regulation, and conservation are, however, it is institutional development that offers the most hope for alleviating poverty and protecting the environment. Three aspects of institutional development are paramount: promoting democracy, expanding individual property rights, and increasing the knowledge base.

        Editor’s Note: Today we continue our series of excerpts from IFWE’s book, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty, released in early In this post, Dr. Glenn Sunshine concludes his discussion of poverty by explaining four key principles of poverty relief and how they contribute to human flourishing. The Annie E. Casey Foundation has gathered data on child well-being for years. Its KIDS COUNT Data Book shows that since , children in poverty have continued to see improvement in education and health. But the issue of poverty still poses challenges.

      On its publication in , The Poverty of Historicism was hailed by Arthur Koestler as 'probably the only book published this year which will outlive the century.' A devastating criticism of fixed and predictable laws in history, Popper dedicated the book to all those 'who fell victim to the fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'5/5(3). Poverty Alleviation. What is the Cycle of Poverty? Living under 'Starvation Line' Nearly one in three people in India live below the nation’s poverty line, struggling to afford two full meals a day. This poverty line is so low—Rs. 32 per day in rural areas and Rs. 47 in urban areas—that it .


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