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Goodbye to Projects? - Review of Livelihoods Approaches and Development Interventions in South Africa

By D. Cooper, I. Goldman, J. Marumo and Anna L. Toner

Abstract

Approaches to projects and development have undergone considerable change in the last decade with significant policy shifts on governance, gender, poverty eradication, and environmental issues. Most recently this has led to the adoption and promotion of the sustainable livelihood (SL) approach. The adoption of the SL approach presents challenges to development interventions including: the future of projects and programmes, and sector wide approaches (SWAPs) and direct budgetary support. This paper `An Appraisal of the use of livelihoods approaches in South Africa¿ is the second in the series of project working papers. This is the output of a literature review and series of interviews on sustainable livelihood approaches, projects, programmes and sector wide approaches in South Africa.Department for International DevelopmentGoodbye to Projects: http://www.bradford.ac.uk/acad/dppc/research/poverty/projects/goodbye

Topics: Livelihoods, Programmes, Projects,, Sector wide approaches,, South Africa, Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA)
Publisher: Bradford Centre for International Development
Year: 2002
OAI identifier: oai:bradscholars.brad.ac.uk:10454/3035
Provided by: Bradford Scholars
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