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dc.contributor.author Magadlela, D en_US
dc.contributor.author Mdzeke, N en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-03-28T08:42:39Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-07T10:05:38Z
dc.date.available 2007-03-28T08:42:39Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-06-07T10:05:38Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Magadlela, D and Mdzeke, N. 2004. Social benefits in the Working for Water programme as a public works initiative. South African Journal of Science, vol. 100(1), pp 94-96 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0038-2353 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2149 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2149
dc.description.abstract The Working for Water programme is a pioneering environmental conservation initiative in that its implementation successfully combines ecological concerns and social development benefits. By addressing unemployment, skills training and empowerment, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and transformation issues, the programme gained political support and secured significant funding. Developing a range of social interventions brought significant challenges, however, with little opportunity as yet for a comprehensive research programme. This paper presents the ways in which the programme has contributed to poverty alleviation and social upliftment while controlling invasive alien plants, and outlines plans for three research projects. en_US
dc.format.extent 192894 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Acad Science South Africa en_US
dc.rights Copyright: 2004 Acad Science South Africa en_US
dc.subject Water programmes en_US
dc.subject Poverty alleviation en_US
dc.subject Social uplifments en_US
dc.subject Invasive alien plants en_US
dc.title Social benefits in the Working for Water programme as a public works initiative en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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