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Title: The impact of Local Economic Development on the livelihood of communities in Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality, Mopani District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Authors: Seduma, Matee Piet
Advisors: Moyo, T
Keywords: Poverty
Economic Development
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: Literature has shown that focusing on local economic development is one of the best ways to alleviate poverty and unemployment. Municipalities have been tasked with the responsibility of coordinating local economic development initiatives to bring unemployment and poverty under control. This study highlighted the impact of local economic development on the livelihood of communities in Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality, Mopani, Limpopo Province within a qualitative paradigm. A questionnaire was used to collect data from respondents with key research findings highlighted in Chapter 4 and a summary of the findings presented in Chapter 5. The study recommends, based on its findings, the importance of local economic development initiatives in poverty and unemployment alleviation.
Description: Thesis (M. Dev) --University of Limpopo, 2011
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10386/472
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Local Economic Development
Poverty alleviation
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