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Employment creation and poverty reduction strategies in southern Africa

Employment creation and poverty reduction strategies in southern Africa

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Published by Economic Commission for Africa, Southern Africa Office in Lusaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSachikonye, L. M., United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Subregional Office for Southern Africa.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 52 p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22686928M
LC Control Number2008345538

Life at the Bottom, by Theodore Dalrymple inroadsjournal Theodore Dalrymple, a British psychiatrist who treats the poor in a slum hospital and a prison in England, has seemingly seen it all. Little is understood, for instance, about the role of organic matter in soils, the development of reduced tillage systems, the use of on-farm organic resources in combination with inorganic fertilisers and the role of legumes in biological nitrogen fixation. Notwithstanding an increase in access to HIV services among young people and the adult population, especially voluntary counseling and testing services, the uptake to these services remains low. A further policy area that is growing in importance is that of access to, and control of, natural resources - particularly land and water.

The evidence presented in this book shows that the informal sector is a significant component of the economy that provides employment, livelihoods and income for millions of workers and business owners. The Government's action plan concerning SMEs aims at promoting investment, improve access to markets and finance, provide technology and infrastructure support. In the NDP National Development Plan the sector together with domestic work is projected to generate almost two million new jobs by This book advances our understanding of the changes and ways forward in the field of sustainable tourism development.

Business and Commerce Developing markets and introducing production and processing technologies; Creating employment and adding value to agricultural produce; Financing and providing market information and extension; and Providing a wider range of services previously the prerogative of the public sector. The formation of associations or groups of poor farmers or small traders can greatly increase their economic power - especially when confronted with powerful players such as large traders or agribusiness firms. The research draws from three interdisciplinary fields, i. These include: i ensuring public security; ii regulations such as quarantine and food safety; iii effective mechanisms for fostering competition, as well as enforcing and resolving conflicts; iv education and training; v research and information dissemination; and vi safety nets. Multinational corporations are regulated so that they follow reasonable standards for pay and labor conditions, pay reasonable taxes to help develop the country, and keep some of the profits in the country, reinvesting them to provide further development. Many rural children will never enter agriculture and their training must reflect their future employment in manufacturing and services.


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