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Integrated development planning as a poverty reduction strategy in the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality, Eastern Cape Province

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dc.contributor.advisor Malefane, S. R.
dc.contributor.advisor Tsoabisi, S. J.
dc.contributor.author Sikrweqe, Ndanduluko Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-24T06:02:14Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-24T06:02:14Z
dc.date.issued 2013-10-24
dc.identifier.citation Sikrweqe, Ndanduluko Patrick (2013) Integrated development planning as a poverty reduction strategy in the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality, Eastern Cape Province, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/11910> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/11910
dc.description.abstract There is consensus that the majority of South African citizens, as a result of being unable to participate in local economic activities, are poor and it is increasingly difficult to bridge the divide between the rich and the poor. Apart from being a challenge for the South African government, poverty reduction is a challenge to most African countries as well. Though there are interventions by international development agencies to assist African countries reduce poverty, such efforts are derailed by, amongst other factors, lack of resources to provide for the multiple needs of the poor in countries. Poverty is a dynamic and multidimensional phenomenon that needs to be clearly measured to allow governments to design appropriate measures to reduce it. In South Africa the prevalence of poverty is associated with the legacy of apartheid and amongst other initiatives, the Integrated Development Planning (IDP) approach, is seen as a distinctive local government initiative to help municipalities in reducing poverty. Municipalities, through this initiative are central to development planning. This study used a quantitative research method consisting of both the survey questionnaire and semi-structured interviews, respectively targeting households’ heads in the broader community of the KSD and directors of departments in the KSD municipality. From the findings of this study, King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality's IDP contributes towards achieving the goals of poverty reduction. Like in most municipalities, the KSD municipality started implementing the IDP in 2000. Though the municipality has made a significant progress in the provision of services, it still is faced with many challenges such as an insufficient IDP consultation process, poorly maintained infrastructure, budget constraints, poor coordination of activities between municipal departments and lack of monitoring and evaluation. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (x, 120 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Poverty en
dc.subject Poverty reduction en
dc.subject Poverty alleviation en
dc.subject Local government en
dc.subject Integrated development planning en
dc.subject Municipalities en
dc.subject King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality en
dc.subject Local economic development en
dc.subject.ddc 339.46096875
dc.subject.lcsh Poverty -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape
dc.subject.lcsh Urban poor -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape
dc.subject.lcsh Economic development -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape
dc.subject.lcsh Poverty -- Government policy -- South Africa -- Eastern Cape
dc.title Integrated development planning as a poverty reduction strategy in the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality, Eastern Cape Province en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Public Administration and Management en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Public Administration)


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