Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

International Development

Edited by Seth Appiah-Opoku

University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, United States of America

This book brings together leading researchers in the field of international development to examine issues relating to food security, health, rural development, human development, and institutional strengthening in developing countries. Based on empirical research, the book discusses a variety of topics including nutrition-sensitive agricultural development in South Africa, household food security in Tanzania, medical research in Egypt, child mortality in Christian and Islamic countries, spot improvement of rural roads in Asia and Africa, resilience in natural disaster, the relationship between foreign aid and human development in Africa, and finally developing competencies for rural development project management through the creation of local action groups in Argentina. The book is insightful and serves as an important reference material on international development.

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International DevelopmentEdited by Seth Appiah-Opoku

Published: April 26th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63034

ISBN: 978-953-51-3104-5

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3103-8

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1. Nutrition-Sensitive Agricultural Development for Food Security in Africa: A Case Study of South Africa

By Hester Carina Schönfeldt, Nicolette Hall and Beulah Pretorius

415

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2. A Study of Household Food security and Adoption of Biofortified Crop Varieties in Tanzania: The Case of Orange- Fleshed Sweetpotato

By Julius J. Okello, Kirimi Sindi, Kelvin Shikuku, Margaret McEwan and Jan Low

468

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3. Current Review of Medical Research in Developing Countries: A Case Study from Egypt

By Sherif M. Shehata, Nehal M. ElMashad and Azza M. Hassan

501

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4. Comparing GDP Health and Military Expenditure, Poverty and Child Mortality of 71 Countries from Different Regions

By Colin Pritchard and Steven Keen

324

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5. Spot Improvement of Rural Roads Using a Local Resource‐ Based Approach: Case Studies from Asia and Africa

By Yoshinori Fukubayashi and Makoto Kimura

492

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6. Natural Disaster and International Development

By Luke Strongman

328

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7. A Study of the Relationship between Foreign Aid and Human Development in Africa

By Gabriel Staicu and Razvan Barbulescu

470

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8. Developing Competencies for Rural Development Project Management through Local Action Groups: The Punta Indio (Argentina) Experience

By Ricardo Stratta Fernández, Ignacio de los Ríos Carmenado and Miriam López González

399

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