The national public works programme, 1994-1998: does the past suggest the future?

Date
1999-09-18
Authors
McCutcheon, R.T.
Thwala, W. D.
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Publisher
University of the Witwatersrand. History Workshop.
Abstract
The National Public Works Programme (NPWP) was launched in 1994 to establish programmes, using labour-intensive methods, to construct and maintain infrastructure, generate employment and develop skills. This article discusses the programme's progress.
Description
Paper presented at the Wits History Workshop: Forging the links between historical research and the policy process, 18-19 September 1999.
Keywords
Public works. South Africa , Unemployment. South Africa.
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