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International development: exploring the gap between organisations' development policy and practice—a Southern perspective

Denis Dennehy, Mike Fitzgibbon, Fergal Carton
2013 AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centred Systems and Machine Intelligence  
International development policies inevitably encounter a conflict in their implementation, representing the gap between universal goals and grass-roots practice.  ...  The study was unique as it took a Southern perspective-the views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and beneficiaries in Kenya form the basis of the empirical research.  ...  International development is essentially a knowledge-based process, and as a result, the link between learning and knowledge has increasingly gained importance in international development as they are  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00146-013-0477-8 fatcat:xvamdbqwmnbrdlapfvqik2ypju

The organisation of urban agriculture in Cape Town, South Africa: A social capital perspective

Tinashe Paul Kanosvamhira
2018 Development Southern Africa  
This article explores urban agriculture in Cape Town and its organisational forms.  ...  By analysing the roles of state and non-state actors and linkages, the article discusses implications for the development of urban agriculture.  ...  Missing in the South African discourse is an exploration of the coordination between urban farmers and supporting organisations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0376835x.2018.1456910 fatcat:gmrebhm72ff2boeezjqyedjata

Regional Cooperation in Southern Africa: A Post-Apartheid Perspective

James Cobbe, Bertil Oden, Haroub Othman
1991 International Journal of African Historical Studies  
Datta discusses the options and constraints when it comes to developing regional cooperation between the non-governmental organisations.  ...  Although a fundamental and long term view is certainly needed, results should be cast in a more practical medium term perspective.  ...  The conference theme was "Regional Cooperation in Southern Africa with a Post-Apartheid Perspective".  ... 
doi:10.2307/220120 fatcat:pyabvx7qbfejblrla2hvkhnje4

LEGAL INTEGRATION AS A MEANS TO REGIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION: A SOUTHERN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

Diana Eunice Kawenda
2016 Indonesian journal of international law  
Moving further inward in the African continent, this paper will examine the position of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), and  ...  In Southern Africa a lot of information has been expounded from an economist and political perspective on how regional integration cane be achieved.  ...  "The EU however has exclusive competence over matters such as its customs union, economic and monetary policy, competition laws, common international trade policy, the common fisheries policy and the conclusion  ... 
doi:10.17304/ijil.vol13.2.646 fatcat:t5fzzpqcjreylnmpyc2ay3mtqu

Regional Cooperation in Southern Africa: A Post-Apartheid Perspective

Chijere Chirwa Wiseman, B. Oden, H. Othman
1994 Canadian Journal of African Studies  
Datta discusses the options and constraints when it comes to developing regional cooperation between the non-governmental organisations.  ...  Although a fundamental and long term view is certainly needed, results should be cast in a more practical medium term perspective.  ...  The conference theme was "Regional Cooperation in Southern Africa with a Post-Apartheid Perspective".  ... 
doi:10.2307/485753 fatcat:wktuto7jnbdxhgeagsu4qlpyny

Zimbabwe's 'Look East' Policy: A Sociolegal Perspective

Caiphas B Soyapi
2017 Southern African Public Law  
There has not been a discussion on the socio-legal perspectives of the relationship. The point of departure is that any relations between China and Zimbabwe must be legally sustainable.  ...  The socio-economic consequences of the relations are identified and analysed from a legal perspective, which leads to the conclusion that the 'look East' policy adopted by the Zimbabwean government as  ...  However, there is no research that has been done to explore a socio-legal perspective on the relations.  ... 
doi:10.25159/2522-6800/3539 fatcat:ialjjhyvj5ck5jx6zeszycmyfa

Creating Community Based Environmental Awareness with Social Media: A Kenyan perspective

Paul Waititu
2021 Southern African journal of environmental education  
A non-probability sample comprising nine CBOs in Nakuru City was used to explore activities focused on environmental issues.  ...  One of these tools is social media, which is enormously popular and is used by both individuals and organisations for online communication.  ...  and adopt sustainability policies and practices.  ... 
doi:10.4314/sajee.v37i1.2 fatcat:xxfko4we3nf63cn2kx5n7wca5a

Private Practitioners' Perspectives on Their Involvement With the Tuberculosis Control Programme in a Southern Indian State

Solomon Salve, Kabir Sheikh, John DH Porter
2016 International Journal of Health Policy and Management  
Methods: The study was carried out between November 2010 and December 2011 in a district of a Southern Indian State and utilised qualitative methodologies, combining observations and in-depth interviews  ...  and bond with the policy and with the programme.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper idea developed during the workshop on 'writing policy brief ' organised as a part of Emerging Voices for Global health (EV4GH -2014) training programme in Cape Town, South Africa  ... 
doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2016.52 pmid:27801358 pmcid:PMC5088723 fatcat:qmfavsu7l5ghlcxukffn6fp7q4

A qualitative perspective of Talent Management

NA THEYS, Southern Business School, CM SCHULTZ, Tshwane University of Technology
2020 Journal of Contemporary Management  
The purpose of the study on which this article reports was to explore talent management in this sector from a qualitative perspective.  ...  The identified talent management themes were: geographical isolation of some operational areas; alignment with organisational strategy; comprehensive stakeholder involvement; a blend of inclusive and exclusive  ...  and addressed during the development and implementation of a successful talent management strategy Every organisation operates within a distinctive internal and external organisational environment.  ... 
doi:10.35683/jcm19111.56 fatcat:x6excvgb7vbojnz5zcwiphug74

Innovation capacity: A perspective on innovation capabilities of consulting engineering firms

Mahlatse M. Mogashoa, Olebogeng Selebi
2021 The Southern African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management  
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a significant role in job creation and bridging the widening gap between the rich and the poor in South Africa.  ...  The study found that there exists a significant hierarchy in performance for entrepreneurial capabilities, risk management capabilities and capabilities for market and customer knowledge: larger firms  ...  Disclaimer The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any affiliated agency of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajesbm.v13i1.372 doaj:585202f115e64b94b3072c8799b245c9 fatcat:phxjcc6ggfgspm6xig52cpgz4m

Audiology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation: A perspective on private practice

Alex Antonites, Annemarie Ross
2013 The Southern African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management  
<p><strong>Objective:</strong> This paper investigates the correlation and contact points between entrepreneurship as a discipline and the profession of audiology.  ...  Autonomy and security are the primary objectives of most practice owners.  ...  Kidman (2009) supported the emphasis on skills development and recommended the inclusion of knowledge perspective from a secondary level.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajesbm.v6i1.35 fatcat:pmkffboyjfgadpnryxab54gldy

A practical exploration of the feasibility of Integrative Multidisciplinary research from a broad ecohealth perspective in South Africa

E S Van Eeden
2011 The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa  
This discussion is a deliberation on the progress towards the possibility of carrying out feasible research according to an Integrative Multidisciplinary (IMD) research methodology (theoretically and practically  ...  It was decided that the focus of research would be on exploring a broad definition of ecohealth to accommodate several disciplines and to attempt to produce a "package" of research results from many disciplinary  ...  A practical exploration of the feasibility of Integrative Multidisciplinary research from a broad ecohealth perspective in South Africa ES VAN EEDEN 1 Science is not only an intellectual and practical  ... 
doi:10.4102/td.v7i2.241 fatcat:sclwnvuuovbk5d4y6qfhw3s3qu

Development, Sustainability and International Politics [chapter]

Jamel Napolitano
2012 Transgovernance  
The chapter argues for a lecture of the notion of development as strongly linked to the uneven distribution of material and non-material sources of power among groups.  ...  It thus analyses the rise of a public environmentalist awareness in the late twentieth century as a challenge to the capitalist pattern of production and consumption.  ...  Philipp Lepenies, who made many highly valuable comments on the chapter, as well as the scholars who have had a considerable role in my academic training, Prof. Filippo Andreatta and Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28009-2_4 fatcat:sb7iinaduva7njohgt74jrqmxq

The International Fund for Agricultural Development [chapter]

Uma Lele, Brian C. Baldwin
2021 Food for All  
The International Fund for Agricultural Development's (IFAD's) vision for the post-2015 rural world is one in which extreme rural poverty is eliminated through inclusive and sustainable agriculture and  ...  rural development, and in which poor rural people and communities, including those who live in remote areas, are empowered to build prosperous and sustainable livelihoods.  ...  On the demand side, there is a huge gap between needs and expectations and what can actually be delivered under the existing architecture and funding structure.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oso/9780198755173.003.0012 fatcat:uz5oxsgj7rf2jfna5ygv2rneqi

A leverage points perspective on social networks to understand sustainability transformations: evidence from Southern Transylvania

David P. M. Lam, Berta Martín-López, Andra I. Horcea-Milcu, Daniel J. Lang
2020 Sustainability Science  
In so doing, we applied a leverage points perspective by differentiating between relations according to the system characteristic they address, such as the parameters, feedbacks, design and intent of the  ...  We conclude that the leverage points perspective in social network analysis has the potential to identify key actors and shed light on the attributes of local actors for intervening in shallower and deeper  ...  Acknowledgements We are deeply grateful and feel privileged to work with all the local actors and organisations in Southern Transylvania. We thank Cristina Apetrei and David J.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11625-020-00881-z fatcat:to6qlmstgnhnjlykbxhq73qpee
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