Getting the fundamentals right: a public lecture presented at Sokoine University of Agriculture on the occasion of its convocation luncheon on 23rd November 2006 uri icon


  • Despite the abundance of natural resources in Africa, poverty has come to characterize or typify rural livelihoods; so much that we are increasingly insensitive to its presence. Most, if not all of us, grew up in villages that were and are still experiencing more than one of the unhealthy situations .Paradoxically, lifting ourselves out of the poverty could be quite easy; if we care to give it a thought!

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  • 2006