The challenge of sustainable land-based local economic development in poor communities of South Africa: The case of Groblersdal, Northern Cape.

by Parker, Gail Denise

Abstract (Summary)
This research investigated whether local economic development interventions necessarily improve the livelihoods of poor communities. More specifically, the goal of this thesis was to explore some of the reasons why land-based economic development interventions often struggle to meet their main objective of improving the livelihoods of local poor people.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:land reform south africa northern cape economic aspects government policy agriculture and state poverty


Date of Publication:01/01/2004

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