Ripples from the Zambezi Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies by Ernesto Sirolli

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Published by New Society Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Economics,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • History - General History,
  • Community development,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Africa - South - South Africa,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Economic development

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8326546M
ISBN 100865713979
ISBN 109780865713970

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Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies Ernesto Sirolli New Society Publishers, Apr 1, - Business & Economics - pages4/5(1). Ripples From The Zambezi by Ernesto Sirolli (Aug 4 ) Paperback See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 15 Used from $ 8 New from $ The Amazon Book ReviewFormat: Paperback. Ripples from the Zambezi is full of anecdotal material, examples, and information to inspire people-centered economics, mobilize civic leadership, find resources, and tap into individuals' dreams for an energetic, diverse, and economically and culturally rich community.

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Enresto Sirolli advocates for a model of development called “Enterprise Facilitation.”. The phrase has been trademarked by the Sirolli Institute – which charges $5, per month to train and mentor a local facilitator in a. Ripples from the Zambezileads the reader through the fascinating story of development failures and successes that led eventually to this technique that has been successful in.

In Ripples from Zambezi, the author, Ernesto Sirolli, turns the top down model of grand economic development on its head. Instead, his focus is on nurturing the passion and creativity of individuals. The title comes from Sirolli's early experiments in economic development in rural Africa, where he worked as a foreign aid worker for the Italian government.

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Sirolli goes on to tell stories about the enterprises he “facilitated” under austere economic conditions. Sirolli’s first success came in a. Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies avg rating — ratings — published — 2 editions4/5(23).

The natives silently watched and laughed among themselves. One morning, just when the crop was about ready to be harvested, Sirolli reports that they came to the fields to find them totally destroyed.

The hippos of the Zambezi had eaten all the tomatoes and laid the fields to waste, and the only tell tale signs were the ripples in the water. Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies | Book annotation not available for this : Ripples from the ZambeziAuthor: Sirolli, ErnestoPublisher: Consortium Book Sales & DistPublication Date: /04/01Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: Ripples from the Zambezi: passion, entrepreneurship, and the rebirth of local economies, first published in and re-edited in This book is listed as required reading for several university courses on business and sustainable development.

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After six years of economic development work in Africa, Ernesto Sirolli witnessed how little most foreign aid programs were actually doing for the people they hoped to help-from creating a communal tomato field on the banks of the Zambezi river (only to be demolished by the river's hippos.

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Only recently, inlocal resident Mr Godwill Ruona’s sharp eyes happened to spot something exposed in the receding water, and pulled out of the mud a small brass plaque reading. This site is a library of articles and resources about managing toward what we need, as distinct from managing against symptoms or problems.

The story of Sirolli’s experiences in Africa is told in his book, Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies (New Society Publishers, ). Now used as a text in many community and economic development courses, Ripples offers three essential messages about economic development.

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