The Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA) was an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and educational institution founded in 1976 by Michael Horowitz, Thayer Scudder, and David Brokensha. Their goal was to focus on themes of equitable economic growth, environmental sustainability, resolution and social conflict, and participatory government.

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Submissions from 1991

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Estate farm management in Malawi : considerations for policy formulation, James Fitch, Joe Carvalho, and Benson Phiri

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Agricultural marketing networks in the southern district of Cochabamba, Bolivia, George Gray Molina

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"Migrant smallholders" : tenant and laborer participation, renumeration, and social welfare within Malawi's expanding estate sub-sector, Steven Jaffee, Richard Mkandawire, and Sandra Bertoli

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Economics, political power, and ethnic conflict on a changing frontier : notes from the Beni Department, eastern Bolivia, James Clyde Jones

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Farmer perspectives on the economics and sociology of coca production in the Chapare, James Clyde Jones

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Gender relations of pastoral and agropastoral production : a bibliography with annotations, Forouz Jowkar

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Upland-lowland production linkages and land degradation in Bolivia, Michael Painter

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Socioeconomic issues in agricultural settlement and production in Bolivia's Chapare region, Michael Painter and Eduardo Bedoya Garland

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Women in Mizque : the heart of household survival, Susan Paulson

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Migration and the breakdown of a peasant economy in Central Bolivia, Carlos A. Perez-Crespo

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Why do people migrate? : internal migration and the patttern of capital accumulation in Bolivia, Carlos A. Perez-Crespo

Submissions from 1990

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Country case study : Ghana, Kofi Akwabi-Ameyaw

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Rol de las organizaciones no gubernamentales en la promocion de conservacion y desarrollo : relaciones con agencias internacionales, instituciones estatales y organizaciones nativas, F. Sonia Arellano-Lopez

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Causas de la deforestacion en la Amazonia Peruana : un problema estructural, Eduardo Bedoya Garland

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Review of settlement experiences in Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Senegal, and Sierra Leone, John Buursink and Thomas M. Painter

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Senegal River Basin Monitoring Activity : hydrological issues. Part I, G. E. Hollis

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Senegal River Basin Monitoring Activity : hydrological issues. Part II, G. E. Hollis

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Suivi des Activités du Bassin du Fleuve Sénégal, Phase I : Rapport définitif, Michael M. Horowitz

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Réinstallation à Manantali au Mali : à court terme, un succès; à long terme, des problèmes, Michael M. Horowitz, Dolores Koenig, and Curt David Grimm

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Senegal River Basin Monitoring Activity : a phase one synthesis, Michael M. Horowitz and Muneera Salem-Murdock

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Suivi des activitiés du bassin du fleuve Sénégal : synthèse de la phase I, Michael M. Horowitz and Muneera Salem-Murdock

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Country case study, Mali, Dolores Koenig

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Executive summary : [land settlement review], Della E. McMillan, Thomas M. Painter, and Thayer Scudder

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Final report : [land settlement review], Della E. McMillan, Thomas M. Painter, and Thayer Scudder

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Beyond "dualism" : the changing face of the leasehold estate subsector of Malawi, Richard Mkandawire, Steven Jaffee, and Sandra Bertoli

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Institutional analysis of the Chapare Regional Development Project (CRDP), Michael Painter

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Country case study : Togo, Thomas M. Painter

Submissions from 1989

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Cattle commodity system of the Kismayo region, Somalia : preliminary analysis, Peter D. Little

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Dairy commodity system of the Kismayo region, Somalia : rural and urban dimensions, Peter D. Little

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Income multiplication from livestock production and marketing : rural and urban implications, Peter D. Little

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Livestock sector of the Kismayo Region, Somalia : an overview, Peter D. Little

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Report on methodologies for survey research, Peter D. Little

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Rural development and crop substitution in Bolivia : USAID and the Chapare Regional Development Project, Roger Neil Rasnake and Michael Painter

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Accelerated Mahaweli Programme (AMP) and dry zone development: some aspects of settlement : report number seven, Thayer Scudder and Kapila P. Wimaladharma

Submissions from 1988

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Lessons of Manantali : a preliminary assessment of involuntary relocation in Mali, Dolores Koenig and Michael M. Horowitz

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Contract farming in the horticultural sector in Senegal : Contract Farming in Africa Project, Bechir Rassas

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Aspects économiques du développement des points d'eau en Tunisie Centrale, Robert Moffett Reeser

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Fragile lands development and the Palcazu project in eastern Peru, Anthony Wayne Stocks

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Contract farming in Africa : executive summary, Michael Watts

Submissions from 1987

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Critères et méthodologies pour la délimitation des zones à faible approvisionnement en eau en Tunisie centrale, Gordon Appleby

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Criteria and methodology for the delimitation of water-short areas in central Tunisia, Gordon Appleby

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Projet eau potable en Tunisie centrale : cartographie des resources en eau et population, Mohamed Fakhfakh

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Population and water in Central Tunisia, Raymond Gervais

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Central Tunisia water resources and population mapping study : summary report, Douglas Gritzinger

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Etude pour la cartographie de la population et des ressources hydrauliques en Tunisie Centrale : rapport de compte-rendu, Douglas Gritzinger

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After the first year’s move : trip report, Manantali resettlement (625-0995), Dolores Koenig

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Seconde campagne : projet de réinstallation des populations de Manantali, Dolores Koenig

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Rapport d'évaluation des impacts socio-économiques dans le PPI de Bled Debbiche, Rohia, Barbara K. Larson and Hattab ben Chaabane

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Economics of water point development in central Tunisia, Robert Moffett Reeser

Submissions from 1986

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Developpement zonal : dans la Tunisie centrale : rapport final de consultation, W. Philip Boyle

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Unsettling experience : women’s migration to the San Julián colonization project, Susan Hamilton

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Manantali resettlement project: the first year move, Dolores Koenig

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Rapport d'evaluation des impacts socio-economiques dans le PPI de Garaat Ennaam, Barbara K. Larson

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Household dynamics and the organization of production in central Tunisia, Muneera Salem-Murdock

Submissions from 1985

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Employment generated by projects of the Central Tunisia Development Authority, Susan Schaefer Davis

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Ethnicity and social class formation in the Bolivian lowlands, Michael Painter

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A history of development in the twentieth century : the Zambian portion of the middle Zambezi Valley and the Lake Kariba basin, Thayer Scudder

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History of development in the twentieth century : the Zambian portion of the middle Zambezi Valley and the Lake Kariba basin, Thayer Scudder

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Accelerated Mahaweli Programme (AMP) and dry zone development: some aspects of settlement : report number five, Thayer Scudder and Kapila P. Wimaladharma

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Accelerated Mahaweli Programme (AMP) and dry zone development: some aspects of settlement : report number six, Thayer Scudder and Kapila P. Wimaladharma

Submissions from 1984

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On the analysis of organizational culture in development project planning, W. Philip Boyle

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Fuelwood, agro-forestry, and natural resource management : the development significance of land tenure and other resource management/utilization systems, David Brokensha and Alfonso Peter Castro

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Political realities of African management, David K. Leonard

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Local resource management in Kenya : an issues paper, Peter D. Little

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New-lands settlement and regional development : the case of San Julian, Bolivia, Michael Painter

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Innovative training for development : the contribution of operational seminars in sociology to training programs for literacy workers in West Africa, Thomas M. Painter

Submissions from 1983

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Accelerated Mahaweli Programme (AMP) and dry zone development: some aspects of settlement : report number four, Thayer Scudder and Kapila P. Wimaladharma

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Baluchistan : an introduction : area development working paper, Brian Spooner and Allen Jones

Submissions from 1982

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Report on the Workshop on New Lands Settlement and Area Development, David Brokensha and Peter D. Little

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Zimbabwe rural afforestation project : World Bank Appraisal Mission : social analysis working paper, Michael M. Horowitz

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Workshop on Development and African Pastoral Livestock Production, Peter D. Little

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Regional planning for people, parks, and wildlife in the northern portion of the Sebungwe Region, Zimbabwe, Thayer Scudder

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An evaluation of the Gwembe: south development project, Zambia, Thayer Scudder, Elizabeth Colson, and Mary E.D. Scudder

Submissions from 1981

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Accelerated Mahaweli Programme (AMP) and dry zone development: some aspects of settlement : report number three, Thayer Scudder

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From relief to development : some comments on refugee and other settlement in Somalia, Thayer Scudder

Submissions from 1979

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Impact of agricultural development on a pastoral society : the Shukriya of the eastern Sudan : a report submitted to the Agency for International Development, Muneera Salem-Murdock

Submissions from 1976

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Workshop on the Problems and Prospects for Development in the Yemen Arab Republic : the Contribution of the Social Sciences, Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C., October 22, 1976 : a report, Richard N. Tutwiler, Muneera Salem-Murdock, and Michael M. Horowitz