Theujamaa village program in tanzania: new forms of rural development

  title={Theujamaa village program in tanzania: new forms of rural development},
  author={Gerrit Huizer},
  journal={Studies in Comparative International Development},
  • G. Huizer
  • Published 1971
  • Economics
  • Studies in Comparative International Development
T he role of ujamaa villages I and other rural organizations and institutions in Tanzania should be seen in the 'light of the anticolonial struggle. The leading role in this struggle was taken by a party which represented a crystallization of several movements resulting from the people's reaction to exploitation by foreign and native forces. One aspect of African socialism engaged in by this party, headed by President Julius Nyerere, is the rural development program. Its objective is to set up… 

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