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Decentralisations in Practice in Southern Africa
June 19, 2003 / News
By the SLSA Team IDS Bulletin Vol 34 No 3 2003  Decentralisation, like good governance or sustainable development, is one of those concepts everyone from the World Bank to top officials in national governments seems to think is a “good thing”.

Livelihoods in Crisis: Challenges for Rural Development in Southern Africa
June 19, 2003 / News
By Ian Scoones and William Wolmer IDS Bulletin Vol 34 No 3 2003 Southern Africa is in the midst of a major food crisis. Fourteen million people are reported to be at risk. Most commentators agree that since around 1990,

The Politics of Livelihood Opportunity
January 1, 2003 / News
By Ian Scoones and William Wolmer IDS Bulletin Vol 34 No 3 2003 Rethinking Livelihoods As previous sections of this Bulletin have shown, the livelihoods of poor, rural people in southern Africa are highly complex, often vulnerable and subject to