Migration and agricultural development in Swaziland a micro-economic analysis by Allan Low

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Statementby A.R.C. Low.
SeriesWorld Employment Programme working paper. WEP 2-26 ;, WP 13, World Employment Programme research working paper., WP 13.
LC ClassificationsHD1538.S78 L68 1977
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Paginationiii, 41 p. :
Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL2964927M
LC Control Number84210072

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MIGRATION IN SWAZILAND Swaziland has had a long history of migration, both internal and external. Traditionally, cross border migration was a male preserve with the majority of male migrants headed for the South African mining industries.

Women also participated in cross border migration during the colonial years, albeit to a smaller extent.Agriculture sector has experienced a steady decline in its contribution to GDP over past 42 years.

The poor performance of the sector therefore represents an added challenge to the fight against poverty. From a % share in GDP at independence inagriculture has fallen to % as at (Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, ).Analysis - Nowadays, migration has two distinct impacts - a negative and positive - on the development processes in Ethiopia.

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