Economically appropriate services for the rural poor
Barefoot Book explores the potential of `intermediate' services for the rural poor, using examples in the fields of health care, law, administration, economics, banking, management, craft, mechanics, building and geology.
|1 Introduction Marilyn Carr 1|
|2 Doctors in China - the origins of the barefoot approach Katherine Elliott 4|
|3 Vets in Nepal and India- the provision of barefoot animal health services David Hadrill 14|
|4 Lawyers in Bangladesh - an experiment in legal literacy Sobhan 20|
|5 Economists in Ecuador and Nepal - the barefoot approach to rural development planning Andrew Scott 29|
|6 Bankers in Bangladesh- giving credit where credit is due Ken Marshall 38|
|7 Management Consultants in Kenya - the provision of barefoot business services Malcolm Harper 49|
|8 Village Artisans in Botswana- the training of barefoot technicians David Inger 57|
|9 Mechanics in India- Village-level handpump maintenance in action Sanjit Roy 63|
|10 Builders in Iran, Guinea and the Sudan - the barefoot approach to shelter John Norton 71|
|11 Geologists in Sri Lanka - the barefoot approach to natural resource development Michael Katz 81|
|12 Lessons learned Marilyn Carr 88|
Marilyn Carr Marilyn Carr is Chief of the Economic Empowerment Section of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. She is a development economist with over 20 years experience in Asia and Africa and specializes in the fields of small enterprise development and technology choice and diffusion.