Small-scale agriculture and micro-enterprise remain best hope for rural poor

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Aliber
KEYWORDS: AGRICULTURE, POVERTY ALLEVIATION, RURAL COMMUNITIES, SMALL MEDIUM AND MICRO ENTERPRISES
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 3925

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Abstract

Employment is declining in the commercial farming sector, aggravating an already difficult situation in rural areas. MICHAEL ALIBER shares the findings of a report that investigates the impact of this decline in four provincial cases studies.