Development

The Koup Fencing Project: Community-led Job Creation in the Karoo

Nattrass, N, Conradie B and Conradie I (2014), The Koup Fencing Project: Community-led Job Creation in the Karoo, Sustainable Science Unit, Centre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town. CSSR Working Paper no. 345. Abstract This paper discusses a community-led fencing project in the Koup, an arid predominantly sheep farming district in the South […]

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The presentation of Bushmen in cultural tourism

Huncke, A and Koot, S (2012), The presentation of Bushmen in cultural tourism: tourists’ images of Bushmen and the tourism provider’s presentation of (Hai//om) Bushmen at Treesleeper Camp, Namibia, Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, 26:5, 671-689.   Abstract This article examines images of Bushmen in Namibian cultural tourism from two angles: that of […]

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The role of agriculture in poverty alleviation

J Kirsten (2008), “The role of agriculture in poverty alleviation”, ASSAF (Academy of Science of South Africa), Local Economic Development in Small Towns, Housing Delivery and Impact on the Environment, Pretoria.     Introduction World market prices for major food commodities such as grains, vegetable oils and dairy products are at an historic high, more than […]

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Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy

Mayinoti, S (2012), Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy, Northern Namibia, Masters thesis in Development Studies, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State.   Abstract The study analysed tourism activities in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy of Northern Namibia. The focus was on local community participation in […]

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Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy, Northern Namibia,

Mayinoti, S (2012), Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy, Northern Namibia, Masters thesis in Development Studies, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State. Abstract The study analysed tourism activities in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy of Northern Namibia. The focus was on local community participation in tourism […]

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Towards a post-mining economy in a small town

Marais, L and Atkinson, D (2006), Towards a post-mining economy in a small town: Challenges, obstacles and lessons from Koffiefontein, South Africa, Paper presented at the Desert Knowledge Conference, Alice Springs, Australia, 2-4 November.   Introduction  Mining closure has been an international phenomenon as resource depletion has continued and economic changes have resulted in the […]

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Tree-sleeper camp

Koot, S (2012), Tree-sleeper camp: A case study of a community tourism project in Tsintsabis, Namibia, in In W. van Beek & A. Schmidt (Eds.), African Hosts & their Guests: Cultural dynamics of tourism (pp. 153-175). Woodbridge, Suffolk: James Currey. The book can be purchased here: http://www.jamescurrey.com or contact koot@iss.nl.  

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Water provision in rural areas and informal settlements

Cloete, T.E and Pootinga, I (2008), Water provision in rural areas and informal settlements and meeting the millennium development goals, in in ASSAF (Academy of Science of South Africa), Local Economic Development in Small Towns, Housing Delivery and Impact on the Environment, Pretoria. Introduction Water is unlike other scarce natural resources. It underpins all aspects […]

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