'Responsible companies' and African livestock-keepers: Helping, teaching but not learning?
Morton, John F. (2012) 'Responsible companies' and African livestock-keepers: Helping, teaching but not learning? In: Catley, Andy, Lind, Jeremy and Scoones, Ian, (eds.) Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins. Pathways to Sustainability . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 108-118. ISBN 9780415540711Full text not available from this repository.
This chapter examines two case studies of recent private sector involvement in pastoralist areas of Ethiopia, and extensive mixed crop-livestock systems in Uganda, in order to explore broader issues of relations between the private sector, the idea of Corporate Social Responsibility, and pastoral development. It acknowledges the potential for the private sector to become involved in pastoral development, while raising questions about the propensity of private companiesto assume that pastoralists can and should be trained in corporate rationality, while resisting learning from pastoralists and about pastoralism.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:|| Chapter 9, in Part II: Commercialization and markets.  ISBN 978-0-415-54071-1 (Hardback, published June 2012); ISBN 978-0-415-54072-8 (Paperback, published June 2012); ISBN 978-0-203-10597-9 (eBook, published 26 April 2013).|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||corporate social responsibility, CSR, pastoralism, livestock, private sector|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HA Statistics|
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
|School / Department / Research Groups:||Natural Resources Institute|
Natural Resources Institute > Development Studies Research Group
Natural Resources Institute > Livelihoods & Institutions
|Last Modified:||11 Nov 2013 15:49|
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