Definition of ujamaa in English:
(In Tanzania) a socialist system of village cooperatives based on equality of opportunity and self-help, established in the 1960s: [as modifier]: ujamaa villages generate wealth in rural areas
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- Arnold seems favourably inclined towards Julius Nyerere's ujamaa system of village socialism in Tanzania, but concedes it failed before it was abandoned.
- Self-reliance and ujamaa - Tanzanian socialism loosely based on historical patterns of mutual support - became the guiding principles for a radical development strategy.
- In practice, the forced resettlement of rural populations into ujamaa villages was met with great local opposition, and Tanzanian socialism has largely proven to be an economic failure.
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