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Agrarian vista or vortex: African rural livelihood policies

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This article explores the concepts of livelihoods, sustainability and poverty alleviation with reference to recent rural economy survey findings in sub-Saharan Africa, policies in the international development policy arena during the last 20 years, and South Africa's rural history. It is argued that processes of deagrarianisation and depeasantisation have accelerated in association with the implementation of structural adjustment policies. Village case-study evidence from various African coun...

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10.1080/0305624042000327831

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Afrika-Studiecentrum, Leiden University, The Netherlands
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Routledge
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Review of African Political Economy More from this journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
102
Pages:
617-629
Publication date:
2004-12-01
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EISSN:
1740-1720
ISSN:
0305-6244
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English
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2011-02-01

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