Local is lekker: the relevance of local agricultural innovations in rural South Africa

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Mhula-Links, T.Hart, P.Jacobs
KEYWORDS: AGRICULTURE, INNOVATION, RURAL COMMUNITIES
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-november-2014/relevance-local-agricultural-innovations-in-rural-sa
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Abstract

Innovation often occurs in unexpected forms and in the least obvious places in our societies, like the informal sector. The relevance of informal innovation in rural South Africa should not be overlooked as it makes important contributions to local economies, say researchers Alexandra Mhula-Links, Tim Hart and Peter Jacobs.