Tensions in Empowerment: The Experience of the "Harambee" (Self-Help) Movement in Kenya

@article{Ngau1987TensionsIE,
  title={Tensions in Empowerment: The Experience of the "Harambee" (Self-Help) Movement in Kenya},
  author={P. Ngau},
  journal={Economic Development and Cultural Change},
  year={1987},
  volume={35},
  pages={523 - 538}
}
  • P. Ngau
  • Published 1987
  • Sociology
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
In Kenya, comprehensive national planning was recognized as a means to economic development and social change after independence in 1963. Planning would guide the allocation of scarce resources-land, skilled manpower, capital, and foreign aid-in order to promote rapid growth at every sector of the economy for the benefit of the people of Kenya.' Most traditions by which the local people had managed to sustain themselves were to be set aside. But an indigenous tradition of self-help called… Expand
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