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The transmission of poverty and inequality in Zambia.
The Zambian economy has experienced economic growth averaging about 7.3 percent for over a decade and a Gross Domestics product (GDP) of about US $ 29 Billion. However, this economic growth has had no real effect on most ...
The linkages between informal savings and credit mechanisms (stokvels) and commercial banks.
In low-income countries such as those found in Africa the financial sector is often divided into two parts; the formal and informal sector. Previously the latter was believed to cater for that segment of the population ...
The experiences of individuals receiving food parcels in KwaDabeka, Durban : a hand out or hand up?
The number of people living in poverty and dealing with chronic hunger continues to sit at incredibly high levels across Sub-Saharan Africa. There are a large number of non-governmental organisations working with various ...
Exploring transformation in local government in a time of environmental change and thresholds: a case study of eThekwini municipality.
Despite significant efforts over more than forty years, the challenge of achieving global sustainable development remains. This is becoming more urgent in light of new science that highlights the extent to which human ...
The politics of water delivery in the Phatheni District, Richmond.
Water security and the provision of water services is a critical issue, particularly in rural areas of the developing world. Understanding water management and the technical provision of water has been the major focus of ...