DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.07.004
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Lennox Mzuhleli Garane, Paul Kibuuka

Abstract: Pervasive low levels of education and weak civil society activism in poor rural communities are cited as constraining factors for participatory development (PD), resulting in technical capacity for participation being skewed against the community participants. This paper highlights the outcomes of a research study that examined the applicability of the participatory development concept in conditions characterised by low levels of education and weak civil society. The research was undertaken in two rural villag…

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