Bottom-Up, Bottom-Line: Development-Relevant Enterprises In East Africa And Their Significance For Agricultural Innovation

Over the last 10 years much has been written about the role of the private sector as part of a more widely-conceived notion of agricultural sector capacity for innovation and development. This paper discusses the emergence of a new class of private enterprise in East Africa that would seem to have an important role in efforts to tackle poverty reduction and food security. These organisations appear to occupy a niche that sits between mainstream for-profit enterprises and the developmental activities of government programmes, NGOs and development projects.

Provided by: United Nations University Topic: Project Management Date Added: Jul 2010 Format: PDF

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