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A critical investigation of the relevance and potential of IDPs as a local governance instrument for pursuing social justice in South Africa
Unlike the situation in the past, when local government’s role was limited to service delivery, local government is now constitutionally mandated to play an expanded developmental role. As a “co-responsible” sphere of ...
Public-private partnerships in local disaster management: a panacea to all local disaster management ILLS?
It is anticipated that the occurrence and intensity of disasters will increase globally and in South Africa where typical disasters include droughts, floods, extreme hailstorms, gales, fires and earthquakes, as well as ...
Local governance and Wetlands management : a tale of Harare City in Zimbabwe
For years, urban scholars have underscored the value of pristine and functioning ecosystems, including urban wetlands, to human life. However, less well-understood is the role of local government (mainly urban municipalities) ...