n IMIESA - Out of Africa : lessons in expanded public works programming : company news

Volume 31, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 9, Sep 2006, p. 46 - 47
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... 46 - IMIESA SEPTEMBER 2006 COMPANY NEWS The impoverished communities of the North West Province are currently reaping the rewards of an Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). The primary objective of the programme was to contribute towards the overall objective of the national EPWP by increasing job and food security, thereby reducing poverty within the province. This objective was achieved by creating labourintensive employment in road construction and maintenance, as well as small-scale irrigation farming. Africon, a South African consulting engineering company, was responsible for successfully implementing the programme. The Economic Development and Infrastructure Cluster's executive committee of the ..

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