Civil society participation key to true sustainable development

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Motala, Y.Gwenhure, J.Ogwang, S.Jonas
KEYWORDS: CIVIL SOCIETY, PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-july-to-sept-2015/civil-society-participation-to-sustainable-dev
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Abstract

With the 2015 deadline for the realisation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) upon us, there is recognition for the fact that the commitment of UN member states to the MDGs heralded an unprecedented global effort towards addressing poverty. However, concerns over Africa's, and more specifically South Africa's, uneven (and at times poor) progress in meeting MDG targets have been widely noted, maintain Shirin Motala et al.