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Title: Information needs and seeking habits for rural development in southern Africa
Author: Mchombu, Kingo J.
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1994
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The study investigates the information needs and seeking patterns of rural people in the context of rural development. The research population consisted of respondents from selected villages in Botswana, Malawi, and Tanzania. To establish rural information needs the study looked at economic activities, problems faced in income generation, perceived barriers to community development, direct questioning of rural people and extension workers.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Information science & librarianship