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Title: Rural development from a territorial perspective : lessons and potential in sub-Saharan Africa
Other Titles: Rimisp - Latin American Center for Rural Development in the WDR2008 "Agriculture for Development" : assessment of its influence; final report; annex 1, documents commissioned by Rimisp for the WDR 2008
Authors: Quan, Julian
Davis, Junior
Proctor, Felicity
Keywords: RURAL DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMIC GROWTH
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
RURAL AREAS
RURAL ECONOMY
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA
Date: 2006
Publisher: Latin American Center for Rural Development (RIMISP), Santiago, CL
Abstract: The paper analyzes the lessons and potential poverty impacts involved in the application of approaches for building socially inclusive, decentralized and spatially accented approaches to rural (and rural-urban) economic development in South Africa and other experiences making a preliminary assessment of the transferability of LED / RTD approaches to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa such as Mozambique, Zambia and Ghana. In each case the role of the drivers of change, the rural-urban linkages and the livelihood strategies of rural households are emphasized and the kind of social networks and alliances are also considered.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/42028
Project Number: 103897
Project Title: World Development Report : Role of Agriculture in Poverty Reduction
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