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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An ideology of cooperation and collective advancement that formed the basis of socioeconomic policies in Tanzania in the 1960s.

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  • The two main elements, in Swahili, were 'ujamaa', which Julius Nyerere defined as
  • Third is Julius Nyerere's "ujamaa" concept of development which is informed by the cooperative economics of sharing not accumulating, of self-reliance not dependency.
  • Tanzania’s first president implemented the idea of ujamaa, or “familyhood,” which instructs that development should be carried out in villages just as in the home, with...
  • "The value of ubuntu and ujamaa inform all of us of our humanity," she said. for more
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