oa Africa Insight - Human development

Volume 11, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2804



Dr Lawrence Schlemmer, Director of the Inkatha Institute of South Africa and of the Centre for Applied Social Sciences at Natal University, questions a number of popular theories on which development projects are based, and argues that frequently the greatest benefactors of such projects are the development experts themselves. A development strategy should be designed to gratify material wants and group-based projects be centred on exisnng associations and voluntary organisations to facilitate a community spirit.

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