Category: 'Job creation'

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Youth Enterprise Development Strategy 2013-2023

This document has been compiled by the dti in response to the call made by the New Growth Path (NGP) for the state to provide effective strategies to create millions of jobs that would also address youth unemployment and participation of young people in the economy. It succinctly sets the scene and then goes on […]

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Community Safety Initiative Gender-Based Violence Program

This report takes a look at how women, who are refugees and have experienced gender based violence, can empower themselves by starting income generating projects. The report shows how women can gain skills and education from the programmes run by the ARC organization. This project is important as it demonstrates how women in poverty can provide sustainable […]

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Rural Income Generating Activities: Whatever Happened to the Institutional Vacuum? Evidence from Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam

This paper looks at how income generation activities in the countries of Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam have been successful. It looks at the rural areas of these countries and argues that non-farm activities can be successful. At the same time the article argues that proper investment into income generating activities needs to occur so […]

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Income-generating projects in rural communities:from theory to practice – a personal report

This case study looks at how income generating projects were developed in a small community. The projects worked from a participatory methodology and included all sectors of the community in coming up with these projects. The document looks at how facilitators worked with the community in producing the successful projects. The document also highlights the […]

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Income Generating Projects :Guidelines How to get started

This document gives a guideline on how income generation projects can be started. The document gives a step by step procedure on how to start an income generation project and how to market, as well as assess the strengths and weaknesses for that specific project.

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Enterprise development unpacked: A tool for prosperity

This paper focuses on enterprise development and how it can be used in job creation and poverty alleviation. It then outlines how enterprise development can help in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Small Medium – Micro Enterprises which are very important in today’s economy.

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The Importance of Agro-Industry for Socio-Economic Development and Poverty Reduction

This discussion paper looks at how the agricultural industry can be used by governments and international organisations in promoting economic growth. This paper also looks at how small businesses and job creation can be increased by supporting agricultural growth.

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Jobs Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment : Issues and Causes

The unemployment rate across the globe continues to rise as the financial crisis continues to cut jobs and not create them. This presentation looks at the issues and causes of youth unemployment. The report looks at what is a ‘good job’ in terms of policy and how these jobs can reduce poverty and inequality.

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Prospects for South Africa’s Future

This report focuses on what interventions need to be done in order to develop South Africa economically, socially and politically. The report looks at how strategic programmes and processes can be done in order to move South Africa in a positive direction.

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Breaking the grip of Poverty and Inequality in South Africa 2004-2014: Current trends, issues and future policy options

The article looks at poverty and inequality in South Africa between 2004 and 2014 and considers current trends and issues regarding poverty and inequality. The article sheds light on the importance of the labour market, the role of redistribution and the quality of state spending in terms of their effects on poverty and inequality. It […]

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