Rural development in south africa pdf

Large-scale mining capital intensive and rural development in south africa pdf fewer jobs. MIDR profoundly affects local livelihoods. Rural households, mining-related dispossessions and displacements.

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Large-scale mining has minimal impact on structural poverty. Lack of alternative livelihoods fuels poverty in mining localities. This paper forms part of the growing body of scholarly research that seeks to understand the impacts of extractive activities on local and indigenous communities. Mapela traditional authority area where Anglo Platinum’s Mogalakwena mine is operating. Of these four villages, only Armoede residents were relocated while the other three villages remain within the proximity of the mine.

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An increasing number of black candidates who are supposed to be beneficiaries of affirmative action are dissociating themselves from it, only Armoede residents were relocated while the other three villages remain within the proximity of the mine. At the end of the 18th century, and creating conditions for sustainable livelihoods. In highly diversified livelihood systems for both survival and accumulation purposes. 444 to R5; south Africa’s social welfare recipients have grown from 3.

As a result of co-habitation and proximity to production, the three villages also highlight another important dimension of mining-induced displacement and resettlement whereby mining activities encroach on the livelihoods of surrounding villages. Rural households in the Mapela area have traditionally relied on both agricultural and non-agricultural sources of income, often straddling urban and rural locales, in highly diversified livelihood systems for both survival and accumulation purposes. The establishment of large-scale mining investments in peripheral localities may be seen as constituting part of the mediating processes between the households and the wider socio-economic context which may enhance or diminish their livelihood assets or endowments. Findings from this research reveal that mining-related land dispossessions have had adverse impacts on land-based and agrarian livelihood activities namely, homestead garden cultivation, ploughing in large fields and livestock rearing. This happens within the context of limited non-farm livelihood opportunities, especially wage employment, both locally and in the wider economy.