Energy provision for the urban poor country case study: south africa ii energy & development research centre executive summary urban poverty is a severe and growing problem in south africa the rate of urbanisation is increasing and the new democratic government and local authorities are struggling. The study population of 6,725 households with at least one age-eligible child was drawn from the agincourt field site, a rural sub-district of south africa data used were obtained from health and demographic surveillance, a child-grant questionnaire, and a household-asset survey descriptive cross-tabulations and. Micro-finance institutions (mfis) and poverty reduction in south africa: a case study of ethekwini metropolitan municipality mkhize, zonke uri: http://hdl handlenet/10539/23473 date: 2017. Wkkf funded project post-graduate school for agriculture and rural development university of pretoria report on theme #1: strategies for poverty alleviation and food security poverty and livelihoods in rural south africa: investigating diversity and dynamics of livelihoods case studies in limpopo contributors. Rybody's needs would state that the structural nature of poverty and inequality and unemployment called for an equally structural reform of the distribution hereof in this paper we present a case study of south africa, looking at three main areas, namely an overview of pov- erty within the country, a review of the social security.
This article, published in the journal 'development and change', questions the export of 'social exclusion' discourse to the field of development and poverty studies it considers the results of research into chronic poverty in the ceres district of south africa it argues that the concept of social exclusion often fails to capture. Our research explores three case study sites in cape town: philippi salt river and freedom park cape town why research alcohol consumption in cape town the city of cape town is situated at the southernmost tip of africa it has a population in excess of 35 million and is south africa's second largest city. Social isolation can be both a consequence of living in poverty and a cause of its persistence, this paper presents case studies of two south african programmes to illustrate how strengthening social connectedness may help to diminish intergenerational poverty the central argument of the paper is that social. Case study 2: health issues in umkhanyakude district council, kwazulu-natal human vulnerability to poverty in south africa tends to have a negative association with basic services, with poorer households having less access than those less poor to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation this is clearly.
The study presents three case studies the first case study gives an overview of poverty in south africa it asserts that an estimated 154 million people are still living in poverty the second case study provides a general idea of the current social protection system it examines how the current system has performed its. This is a case study of how the south african clothing industry has adjusted to the challenges of global competition, and the consequences thereof for the mostly female clothing worker corps the study looks at restructuring in the industry examines the social effects on clothing workers and whether the export potential has. Speaking at the conference, kuben naidoo, acting head of the secretariat of the national planning commission, said that in the case of the recent london crucially, research like this not only answers questions about the nature of issues related to poverty and inequality in south africa, but also draws out.
South africa has achieved a lot on its path of socio-economic transformation since the end of apartheid in 1994 while many challenges remain to foster inclusive growth to address the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty, and inequality, some innovative approaches have been used to build more. For them south african history provides yet another case study of capitalist development the neo- marxists believe that what appears to be racial conflict is really an aspect of the class struggle in the specific circumstances of south africa the purpose of the state, logically enough, is to make south africa safe for capitalism. Child poverty and inequality is one in a series of topical guides developed for pan:children that provides key information on the current state of affairs in south africa related to poverty and children it highlights practical guidance, lessons learned and case studies (both national and international) that will be helpful in policy. Urban food security in south africa: case study of cape town, msunduzi and johannesburg page 5 development planning division working paper series no 15 abstract south africa's population is already more than 60% urbanised whereas food poverty has historically been associated with rural communities, this is.
Ment and socio-economic transformation in africa, with south africa as a case study introduction the majority of people in african countries live in abject poverty and hunger about 70% of africa's poor are rural dwellers there are many inter-re- lated issues that cause hunger and poverty which are related. 1 see the studies of hoogeven and ozler (2004), van der ruit and may (2003) meth and diaz (2004) van den berg and income distribution would, in this case, be a divergent process, with the initially produces poverty estimates that closely match those found in other south african datasets (eg, see hoogeven and.