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Unpacking tourism SMMEs in South Africa: structure, support needs and policy response
Small enterprise (SMME) support policy in post-apartheid South Africa has traditionally involved support initiatives in the form of ‘generic’ packages that overlook the specificities of particular
Volunteer tourism: The case of Habitat for Humanity South Africa
Volunteer tourism as a subset of alternative tourism is the focus of analysis. This paper contributes to the limited writings on volunteer tourism by investigating the activities in South Africa of
The impact of the South African government's SMME programmes: a ten-year review (1994–2003)
This article critically reviews the impacts of the first ten years of the national government's small, medium and microenterprise (SMME) programmes. In particular, the evaluative focus is in terms of
Pro-Poor local economic development in South Africa: The role of pro-poor tourism
This paper describes features of the emerging nexus in South Africa between tourism, poverty alleviation and local economic development (LED) interventions. The South African experience of evolving a
Reframing place-based economic development in South Africa: the example of local economic development
Abstract Local Economic Development (LED) planning is a place-based approach to development planning and increasingly significant across much of the global South. One of the key challenges facing LED
Local economic development in South Africa: Strategic challenges
Since the democratic transition, local economic development has been a growing feature of development planning in South Africa. The major objective of national government promotion of local economic