Community development in Africa : report of a United Nations study tour in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanganyika and United Arab Republic (15 October - 3 December 1960)
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The term community development as used by the United nations embraces elements :- (a) the participation of the people themselves in efforts to improve their level of living with as much reliance as possible on their own initiative ; and (b) the provision of technical and other services in ways which encourage initiative, self-help and mutual help and make these more effective.