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dc.contributor.advisorHoque, Muhammad Ehsanul.
dc.creatorMote, Nonkululeko Nthabiseng.
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-10T08:53:49Z
dc.date.available2017-08-10T08:53:49Z
dc.date.created2015
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10413/14726
dc.descriptionMaster of Commerce in Leadership Studies. University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville 2015.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe local economy of Darnall is dominated by the sugar industry. Sugarcane cultivation and sugar production are the largest employers in the area. The research explores the contribution of small-scale sugarcane farmers on the LED of the Darnall area. The study was inspired by the Gijima KZN investment into the rehabilitation of small-scale sugarcane farms, for the promotion of LED in Darnall. The research objectives and research questions, explore the role of role small-scale sugarcane farmers in the LED of Darnall; the sustainability and implementation challenges experienced by the small-scale sugarcane farmers that impact on LED and LED strategies. The study was qualitative in nature, with a constructivism as the underpinned research paradigm. The focus group discussions were the employed data collection method. The research findings indicate that small-scale sugarcane contribute positively to the LED of Darnall, LED officials from local government agencies lack the knowledge and understanding on the subject of LED, local government does not have a uniquely adopted LED strategy but rather rely on the provincial and national’s governments LED strategy. It could be concluded that small-scale sugarcane farmers have a positive contribution on the LED of the Darnall area in direct and indirect ways.en_US
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_US
dc.subjectEconomic development--South Africa--KwaDukuza.en_US
dc.subjectCommunity development--South Africa--KwaDukuza.en_US
dc.subjectSugarcane industry--South Africa--KwaDukuza.en_US
dc.subjectLocal government--South Africa--KwaDukuza.en_US
dc.subjectSouth Africa--Economic conditions.en_US
dc.subjectTheses--Leadership and management.en_US
dc.subjectDarnall, KwaDukuza.en_US
dc.titleRole of small-scale sugercane farmers in local economic development of the Darnall (KwaDukuza) Region.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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