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close this bookPromoting Organized Self-help through Co-operative Modes of Participation (HABITAT, 1984, 61 p.)
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close this folderPart one eight major requirements for cooperative approaches to community improvement programmes
close this folder1 There has to be an immediate need to initiate group action
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close this folder2 There must be a clear concept of target groups
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close this folder3 There must be a comprehensive information programme
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close this folder4 There must be a supportive community structure
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close this folder5 A socially active and accepted local leader must be supported
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close this folder6 Measures must be taken to train managers
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close this folder7 There must be a supportive financing system
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close this folder8 There must be adequate institutional support
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close this folderPart two four problem areas as subjects for training
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close this folder1 Organization and management
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close this folder2 Self-help building techniques
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close this folder3 Finance
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close this folder4 Legal aspects
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close this folderPart three the organization of training programmes
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