Social Cohesion

Engaging with the ‘soil and soul’ of a community: Rethinking development, healing and transformation in South Africa, PhD thesis 

 Engaging with the ‘soil and soul’ of a community: Rethinking development, healing and transformation in South Africa . PhD thesis Phia van der Watt, University of the Free State, Febr 2016 Abstract This study was inspired by my community development praxis over the past 25 years in South Africa. Critical losses, hardship, oppression and frustrated dreams […]

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Resilience and Adaptability of Rural Communities. A Case Study of Ebenhaeser

 Resilience and Adaptability of Rural Communities. A Case Study of Ebenhaeser Ilma Brink, Dissertation masters in development studies, Centre for Development Support University of the Free State, 2014 Abstract Successful development of cuisine as a niche tourism product has been portrayed in various countries in the world. The paper argues that the Karoo provides evidence […]

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The Ubuntu Development Forum’s profile and goals

 The Ubuntu Development Forum’s profile and goals Ubuntu Forum for Socio Economic Development is a voluntary association and registered as a non-profit organisation . We are an inclusive organisation open for membership to individuals and organisations representing the broad community and can associate themselves with the objectives of the forum. UBUNTU REGION Geographical size: 20 […]

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