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The informal sector in the labour reserve economies of Southern Africa with special reference to Zimbabwe
(Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies, 1985)
This paper is written as a contribution to the research project in Zimbabwe on the informal sector. We have therefore written it in the absence of any detailed research on the subject. Our main purpose has been to raise ...
Women entrepreneurs’ legal position in relation to effecting communications and payments using mobile phones: A need for reform
The use of mobile phones for their communication and simple financial payments needs has been widely touted as capable of facilitating women’s development, by aiding women reduce the flexibility, mobility and time constraints ...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER INTO ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT: An Examination of the Strategies of Urban Women in the Informal Sector‟s Livelihoods: A Case Study of Harare.
Despite that a number of central government ministries and local authorities and non-state sector agencies have adopted a number of policies and strategies to address urban poverty, women prevalently continue to dominate ...
Challenges affecting women in the informal sector developing their businesses in Zanzibar: A study of women in the Cosmetic Industry
This dissertation provides a detailed study of the challenges affecting women in the informal sector in developing their businesses; particularly in cosmetic industry in Zanzibar. Several methodologies and data collection ...
Pricing the informal sector: Evidence from Zimbabwe's urban informal metal firms
(University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Commerce, 2014-06)
The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the price-setting behaviour of Zimbabwe's urban informal metal firms. In order to achieve this objective, data collected from 647 urban informal metal entrepreneurs is used. ...
Contest for space: struggles in Zimbabwe’s bottom- up industrialisation: insights from the informal entrepreneurs at Makoni shopping centre, Chitungwiza
Zimbabwe’s quest for bottom-up industrialisation through the informal economy seems to have been stalled by a plethora of planned and unplanned factors. Foremost has been the contest for space precipitated by a lopsided ...