How could you apply the stages of the farmer-to-farmer model to the situation with the hypothetical Cuban refugees?
Consider this scenario from page 258 of Applied Anthropology: Tools and Perspectives for Contemporary Practice:
Imagine that you are an anthropologist working with a public health agency in Miami. In the last two weeks 100,000 Cuban refugees have landed in South Florida. You have been assigned to a task force charged with coming up with emergency policies and programs to deal with crises of primary health care, housing, family welfare, public safety, and eventual resettlement in the Dade County area. What approaches might you consider? (Ervin, 2005)
Reflect on “Case Study of Policy Research and Action: The Comadrona Project” (pp. 59-61) and “Case Study: An Anthropological Difference in Policy, Illustrated through the International Potato Center” (pp. 73-74) when answering this question. How could you apply the stages of the farmer-to-farmer model to the situation with the hypothetical Cuban refugees?