Quan, Julian and Davis, Junior and Proctor, Felicity (2006): Rural development from a territorial perspective: lessons and potential in sub-Saharan Africa.
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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.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Rural development from a territorial perspective: lessons and potential in sub-Saharan Africa|
|Keywords:||rural-urban linkages; rural territorial development; local economic development; regional decentralization|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O18 - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q15 - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R11 - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
|Depositing User:||Junior Davis|
|Date Deposited:||22. Oct 2010 11:40|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 17:30|
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