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Tapping Philanthropy for Development

Lessons Learned from a Public-Private Partnership in Rural Uganda

Lorna Michael Butler Della E. McMillan

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Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
30 March 2015
Development studies; Development economics; Non-profitmaking organisations; International organisations & institutions; Sustainable agriculture
In telling the story of an innovative program based at Iowa State University, Lorna Michael Butler, Della McMillan, and their colleagues offer practical, step-by-step advice critical for any organization seeking to fund and manage multifaceted, public-private partnerships for development.

The story begins when the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at ISU received large gifts from alumni and friends with a strong interest in Africa. Using that transformative funding, the university established the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL) and entered into collaborative, long-term relationships with a university and an NGO in Uganda. Tapping Philanthropy for Development draws on the partners' experiences to provide a unique roadmap for effectively navigating the challenges involved in obtaining nontraditional funding - and in using it well.
By:   Lorna Michael Butler
Edited by:   Della E. McMillan
Imprint:   Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
ISBN:   9781626371958
ISBN 10:   1626371954
Pages:   250
Publication Date:   30 March 2015
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Further / Higher Education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Lorna Michael Butler is professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology and also agricultural and life sciences global fellow at Iowa State University, USA. Della E. McMillan, associate research scientist (adjunct) in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida, USA consults extensively on issues of development in Africa.

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