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To the Hands of the Poor : Water and trees - Robert Chambers

To the Hands of the Poor

Water and trees

Paperback Published: 1st December 1989
ISBN: 9781853390470
Number Of Pages: 304

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Confronts the paradox of mass poverty coexisting with vast resource potentials in rural India, such as the potentials from groundwater and trees, previously underestimated. Combines empirical research with practical political economy.

Prefacep. xiii
the Paradox of Povertyp. 1
Poverty and Prioritiesp. 3
the Poor and the Potentialsp. 23
Who Gains and Who Loses?p. 60
Lift Irrigation and the Poorp. 77
Access to Water Through Groupsp. 79
Access to Water Through Marketsp. 98
Practical Policyp. 119
Trees and the Poorp. 141
Forestry for Livelihoodsp. 143
Why Small Farmers DonT Plant Treesp. 170
a New Charter for the Poorp. 197
Practical Strategyp. 227
Analysis and Actionp. 229
Bibliographyp. 243
Abbreviationsp. 257
Glossaryp. 259
Author Indexp. 265
Subject Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9781853390470
ISBN-10: 185339047X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st December 1989
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.1  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.47