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Sustainable Community Development: Dilemma of Options in Kenya

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Fuchaka Waswa, Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo, Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru
    Pages 1-18
  3. Fuchaka Waswa, Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo, Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru
    Pages 19-56
  4. Fuchaka Waswa, Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo, Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru
    Pages 57-107
  5. Fuchaka Waswa, Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo, Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru
    Pages 108-127
  6. Fuchaka Waswa, Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo, Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru
    Pages 128-140
  7. Fuchaka Waswa, Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo, Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru
    Pages 141-147
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 148-162

About this book

Introduction

Community development has lately gained much prominence, but the emphasis has remained on the economic and social welfare of communities, rather than the environment. By focusing on 'sustainable' development in Kenya, this study shows the importance of integrating ecological concerns in socio-economic and cultural development processes.

Keywords

community environment Kenya

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Kenyatta UniversityKenya
  2. 2.Kenya

About the authors

Fuchaka Waswa has a PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Bonn, Germany and is currently serving in the School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development at Kenyatta University, Kenya. He has spent the past 10 years teaching and consulting in environmental management and community development.
 
Christine Ruth Saru Kilalo is an independent consultant working in Kenya. A nurse by profession, she holds a Master's degree in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University, UK. She has spent most of her professional life in community development, working with poor and marginalized people across East Africa, and particularly in Kenya.
 
Dominic Mwambi Mwasaru is an independent consultant on issues relating to development and governance. He holds an M.A. from Antioch University, USA, and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Law School, USA, and a Research Fellow with the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) Sussex, UK.

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