Articles by Keyword: Poverty Alleviation

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  1. Can small-scale fisheries contribute to poverty alleviation in traditionally non-fishing communities in South Africa?

    Can small-scale fisheries contribute to poverty alleviation in traditionally non-fishing communities in South Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    There has been considerable debate as to the contribution that fishing activities can make to food security and income generation in rural areas of South Africa where fishing has not traditionally been practised. The rural areas in the eastern half...
  2. The role of the forestry industry for the success of community forestry: a comparative input–output analysis across India and the Philippines

    The role of the forestry industry for the success of community forestry: a comparative input–output analysis across India and the Philippines

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    This paper uses the 'input–output analysis' technique to investigate why the Joint Forest Management program in India has expanded while the uptake of the Community-based Forest Management program in the Philippines has been relatively slow. The forward linkage of the...
  3. The experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS in Gaborone, Botswana: stigma, its consequences and coping mechanisms

    The experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS in Gaborone, Botswana: stigma, its consequences and coping mechanisms

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: This study was carried out in Bontleng, Extension 14 and Old Naledi, which are low-income residential areas of Gaborone, Botswana. The aim of the study was to explore the experiences of people living with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency...
  4. Network Bricolage as the Reconciliation of Indigenous and Transplanted Institutions in Africa

    Network Bricolage as the Reconciliation of Indigenous and Transplanted Institutions in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper argues that network bricolage can play an important role in reconciling informal indigenous institutions rooted in African history with formal institutions mostly transplanted from outside. Drawing on the literature on bricolage, social entrepreneurship, networks and institutional entrepreneurship, and...
  5. Sustainable development practices for the hotel industry in Nigeria: Implications for the Ilaro area of Ogun State

    Sustainable development practices for the hotel industry in Nigeria: Implications for the Ilaro area of Ogun State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    Sustainable development practices of 15 hotels were investigated in this study in which a 41 point questionnaire, prepared in 10 sub-scales, was administered to 350 respondents selected from employees of the hotels and residents of the host community to ascertain...
  6. Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies reviewed show that poverty has a negative impact on school success and the social and emotional functioning of learners in schools. Students' personal beliefs about their capabilities were found to influence their motivation and learning in schools. However,...
  7. Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Community psychology in Cameroon is a budding discipline even its practice, given the scarcity of professionals with specialised training. However, this paper highlights public and private community-oriented projects that resonate with the principles of community psychology. The demands are high...
  8. Experiences of Children Heading Households in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Experiences of Children Heading Households in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the experiences of children who are heads of households, particularly with regard to the psychological, emotional and social effects of heading a household, and access to schooling and support services. Fifteen children (females, n=9; males, n= 6;...
  9. Social Support, Self-image, and Future Outlook Among Poverty-stricken Unemployed Men in Namibia: A Phenomenological Study

    Social Support, Self-image, and Future Outlook Among Poverty-stricken Unemployed Men in Namibia: A Phenomenological Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study aimed to explore how poverty-stricken job seekers in Namibia felt about their unemployment situation and how they perceived themselves, their social support, and their future. Ten men (aged 18 to 40 years) participated in the study. In-depth interviews...
  10. Intimate Partner Violence and Poverty in the Context of Botswana

    Intimate Partner Violence and Poverty in the Context of Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study aimed at exploring pathways of intimate partner violence and poverty. The sample consisted of 30 women (aged 18 to 54 years) who had experienced intimate partner violence. Data were collected through semi-structured in-depth interviews and analysed thematically. The...