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Assessing the contribution of rural tourism to local economic development as a strategy for poverty alleviation: a case study on the Ukhahlamba district –Senqu municipality in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Tourism is one of the many external forces influencing the direction and options for local economic development. A truly legitimate and practical discussion on tourism development must take place in and with the communities ...
An impact assessment of micro enterprises on the livelihoods of low income households in Khayelitsha
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Livelihoods are essential for poverty alleviation. A poor person’s life cannot be transformed at all if the person has no means of earning a substantial income to sustain daily living. In today’s world many people rely on ...
Fiscal decentralization in Kenya: a case of the Constituency Development Fund in Nambale Constituency - its effectiveness and sustainability on education projects
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This study aims to establish the effectiveness and sustainability of Kenya's Constituency Development Fund as a fiscal decentralized initiative aimed at poverty reduction. The study focuses on the contribution of CDF on ...
The viability of the South African National Development Plan and Amartya Sen's theory of ethical development
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
"Development" has emerged as a key word indicating the level of participation in and integration into the global economy of previously "under-developed" or marginalized countries, especially from the so-called "Third World". ...
Social entrepreneurs’ perceptions on the contribution of networking toward organizational sustainability of social enterprises in Cape Town, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
The main aim of this study was to make contributions to the body of literature on social enterprises, and more specifically in an African context. The nascent nature of social enterprises as an organisational structure is ...
The role of the local enterprise and skills development programme (LESDEP) in reducing youth unemployment and promoting sustainable livelihoods in the central region of Ghana
(University of Western Cape, 2020)
Unemployment rates in Ghana are high, and the problem persists in developing countries, making it a significant economic problem for these economies. Unemployment generates severe economic and social issues such as poverty, ...