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An examination of the government's array of anti-poverty initiatives, programmes and projects and of the factors that currently impede the attainment of the goal of poverty eradication.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 56
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2081-8 (IRRD 1)
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2081-2
Publish Year : 2002

Michael Aliber joined the HSRC in February 2002 as a Chief Research Specialist in the Integrated Rural and Regional Development Programme. Since joining the HSRC, Dr Aliber has completed a research project on the willing-buyer/willingseller approach to land redistribution, contributed to a study on the link between HIV/AIDS and land tenure in KwaZulu-Natal, and participated in a project to review Botswanas land policy. From March 2001 until January 2002, Dr Aliber was an independent consultant, doing projects on land reform in Uganda, poverty reduction and sustainable development in South Africa, micro-finance in West Africa, East Africa and Asia, and chronic poverty in South Africa. Previously, Dr Aliber was a technical assistant in the Department of Land Affairs in Pretoria focusing on land redistribution policy and systems. Dr Aliber has a M.A. in Public Policy and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics.

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