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  1. Chris Maser Chris Maser, author of such books as From the Forest to the Sea and Sustainable Forestry, brings us his newest and possibly most important work. Sustainable Community Development, the sequel to his recently published book, Resolving Environmental Conflict, discusses the next step - understanding...
    307.12 MAS
  2. Robert Chambers Rural poverty is often unseen or misperceived by outsiders. Dr Chambers contends that researchers, scientists, administrators and fieldworkers rarely appreciate the richness and validity of rural people's knowledge or the hidden nature of rural poverty. This is a challenging book for all...
    307.141 CHA
  3. Felicity Savage King Nutrition is an essential component of the work of all health and community workers, including those involved in humanitarian assistance, and yet it is often neglected in their basic training. Drawn from the experiences of an international editor team with extensive field experience,Nutritionfor...
    612.3 KIN
  4. H. Jeffrey Leonard Six out of every ten of the world's people are being inexorably pushed by agricultural modernization and continuing high population growth rates into ecologically vulnerable environments: tropical forests, dryland and hilly areas, and the fringes of great urban centers. Unless development...
    338.900 LEO
  5. Etienne Beaudoux, et al This is a set of guidelines, with examples, for development project activities in developing countries, geared towards small community projects and NGDs, with an appropriate technology slant. The authors identify and discuss the roles of the "main movers" in development projects: first, the field...
    361.763 BEA
  6. Bryant L. Myers In this revised and updated edition of a modern classic, Bryant Myers shows how Christian mission can contribute to dismantling poverty and social evil. Integrating the best principles and practice of the international development community, the thinking and experience of Christian...
    261.8325 MYE | DA.016
  7. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction Communicating Development is basically a consolidation of lessons gained by the community facilitators of the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) in developing communication materials.
    307.1 IIR
  8. David Isaksson
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  10. Amartya Sen By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to...
    330.01 SEN