Civil society participation in income generating activities in South Africa

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2013
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Chitiga-Mabugu, C.Nhemachena, S.Karuaihe, S.Motala, N.Tsoanamatsie, L.Mashile
KEYWORDS: CIVIL SOCIETY, INCOME MOBILITY, PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
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Abstract

The purpose of the research was to conduct a desktop analysis on income generating initiatives in South Africa with a focus on the role of civil society organisations (CSOs) in supporting income generating activities in South Africa, highlighting the successes, challenges and opportunities that can still be explored in this sector. The outcome of the project would be to contribute to defining the income generation strategy of the National Development Agency (NDA), which focuses in supporting CSOs' participation in income generating activities. Further, the outcomes would encourage policy debates on, and identify areas for more research in order to have a holistic understanding of CSOs' role with respect to income generating activities in South Africa.