What is development and approaches to it

What is development – Group discussion

Approaches to Development: 1

The mainstream approach

  • Improved health
  • Growth in productivity
  • More goods and services

Approaches to Development: 2

The critical approach

‘I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means – except by getting off his back.’
Leo Tolstoy