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Inequality, unemployment and poverty in South Africa
F. Tregenna; M. Tsela / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
It is well-known that the levels of both inequality and unemployment in South Africa are amongst the highest in the world. While some relationship between inequality and unemployment would be expected, it is unclear a priori quite how...
Strengthening the impacts of economic development strategies on urban poverty
G. Robbins / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
South Africa is continuing to urbanise, perhaps not as rapidly as some developing countries but certainly at a rate which has generated a considerable degree of policy anguish over its accompanying rising levels of urban poverty. ...
The value chain approach for mountain development: case studies from Uttarakhand, India
D. Choudhary; I. Ghosh; S. Chauhan; S. Bahti; M. Juyal / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2013
This working paper highlights that the level of poverty among mountain populations is linked, directly or indirectly, with specific mountain conditions like geographic isolation, socio-cultural marginalisation, poor physical and econo...
Transport and the urban poor
M. Mokonyama / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
he aim of the paper is to articulate necessary state interventions to improve transport services for the urban poor in South Africa. The paper forms part of a larger study intended to inform a strategic response to the challenges of t...
Emergency relief in informal settlements: proposals for action
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
This document provides a Draft Framework for the Implementation of Informal Settlement Emergency Relief and Assocciated Urban Economy. Informal settlements thus serve a critical function as ‘holding places’ where pe...
Challenges of inclusive cities: making urban spaces and places for all
N. Mammon; K. Ewing; J. Patterson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
This paper looks at the duality of urban contexts in South Africa that is of unprecedented opulence on the one hand and remarkable deprivation on the other. Although focused on the second economy as required by the terms of reference ...
Creating access to economic opportunities in small and medium sized towns
D. Atkinson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Small towns are now seen as a necessary and important link to the development of rural regions, and the role of small towns as service centres, within a hierarchy of settlements, is emphasised. However, whereas the focus in the 1960s ...
Development of the urban development component for a second economy strategy: overview analysis
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Both in research and in practice there have been many ideas and interventions aimed at restructuring cities. In South Africa various programmes have been implemented to combat apartheid city form and address the needs of the urban poo...
Employment intermediation for unskilled and low-skilled work seekers - part 1: overview of the Sector
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing South Africa. Growth has been inadequate, the skills level requirement of new jobs is continually rising, current skills among the workforce are low and inadequate numbers of low en...
Missing the trget: business development support to the second economy
L. Marais / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
The second economy refers to the people who are in a marginalised relationship to the mainstream economy. There is a complex but interrelated link between the second and the first economy which needs to be understood. Much has ...
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Inequality, unemployment and poverty in South Africa
F. Tregenna; M. Tsela / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
It is well-known that the levels of both inequality and unemployment in South Africa are amongst the highest in the world. While some relationship between inequality and unemployment would be expected, it is unclear a priori quite how...
Strengthening the impacts of economic development strategies on urban poverty
G. Robbins / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
South Africa is continuing to urbanise, perhaps not as rapidly as some developing countries but certainly at a rate which has generated a considerable degree of policy anguish over its accompanying rising levels of urban poverty. ...
The value chain approach for mountain development: case studies from Uttarakhand, India
D. Choudhary; I. Ghosh; S. Chauhan; S. Bahti; M. Juyal / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2013
This working paper highlights that the level of poverty among mountain populations is linked, directly or indirectly, with specific mountain conditions like geographic isolation, socio-cultural marginalisation, poor physical and econo...
Transport and the urban poor
M. Mokonyama / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
he aim of the paper is to articulate necessary state interventions to improve transport services for the urban poor in South Africa. The paper forms part of a larger study intended to inform a strategic response to the challenges of t...
Emergency relief in informal settlements: proposals for action
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
This document provides a Draft Framework for the Implementation of Informal Settlement Emergency Relief and Assocciated Urban Economy. Informal settlements thus serve a critical function as ‘holding places’ where pe...
Challenges of inclusive cities: making urban spaces and places for all
N. Mammon; K. Ewing; J. Patterson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
This paper looks at the duality of urban contexts in South Africa that is of unprecedented opulence on the one hand and remarkable deprivation on the other. Although focused on the second economy as required by the terms of reference ...
Creating access to economic opportunities in small and medium sized towns
D. Atkinson / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Small towns are now seen as a necessary and important link to the development of rural regions, and the role of small towns as service centres, within a hierarchy of settlements, is emphasised. However, whereas the focus in the 1960s ...
Development of the urban development component for a second economy strategy: overview analysis
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Both in research and in practice there have been many ideas and interventions aimed at restructuring cities. In South Africa various programmes have been implemented to combat apartheid city form and address the needs of the urban poo...
Employment intermediation for unskilled and low-skilled work seekers - part 1: overview of the Sector
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
Unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing South Africa. Growth has been inadequate, the skills level requirement of new jobs is continually rising, current skills among the workforce are low and inadequate numbers of low en...
Missing the trget: business development support to the second economy
L. Marais / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008
The second economy refers to the people who are in a marginalised relationship to the mainstream economy. There is a complex but interrelated link between the second and the first economy which needs to be understood. Much has ...
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China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
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Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
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Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
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Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
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Arc Finance
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Development Ideas
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
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