Encountering African Rural Development Planning

  • Meleckidzedeck Khayesi
  • Peter Mala
  • Joan Fairhurst


This chapter begins by providing a brief overview of the African rural development planning landscape. A definition of rural development follows as does a justification for the choice of themes presented. The approach adopted to prepare this book is spelt out in detail and a brief outline summary of the findings of each chapter is given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meleckidzedeck Khayesi
    • 1
  • Peter Mala
    • 2
  • Joan Fairhurst
    • 3
  1. 1.World Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.Univerity of PretoriaEkurhuleniSouth Africa

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