Silk from Mopani worms: innovation at work

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Ramoroka, P.Jacobs
KEYWORDS: INNOVATION, RURAL COMMUNITIES, SILK HARVESTING
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 8374

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Abstract

New techniques in harvesting and producing wild silk can yield huge benefits for rural communities. One example is the Ganyesa Wild Silk enterprise in North West. Using this enterprise as a case study, Kgabo Ramoroka and Peter Jacobs illustrate the advantages of rural innovation networks.