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A comparative case assessment of the development roles of MFIs in Uganda and Bangladesh
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The overall objectives of this thesis were to assess the theory and evaluate the development roles of MFIs in Uganda and Bangladesh. The study in particular focused on MFIs impact on poverty reduction, empowering women, ...
The challenge of sustainable land-based local economic development in poor communities of South Africa: The case of Groblersdal, Northern Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
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 ...
Is a universal income grant an appropriate social policy to alleviate poverty in Rwanda?
Rwanda is characterised as a low-income country amongst the poorest on the African continent.Poverty in Rwanda has been persistent for a long period of time and it was made worse by the genocide that took place in 1994 and ...
An investigation into farming enterprises under the land redistribution program in the Southern Cape
(University of Western Cape, 2004)
In 1994, the first democratically elected South African government promised to redistribute 30 % of white-owned farmland to the formerly disadvantaged people in order to rectify the racially-based unequal distribution of ...
"The community of Blue downs in the Oostenberg municipality".
(University of the Western Cape, 2000)
This research study focuses on the community of Blue Downs and their associated problems. The study furthermore provides some insight on the history of Local Government, the past policies of the Government of the day with ...