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Title Best Practices of Sport For Development: A Case Study of An African Organization
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Abstract Sport-for-development is the active practice of achieving social ideals through the use of sport and other traditional development programs. The purpose of this thesis was to evaluate SFD best practices from the context of an African organization development project. The case was a development organization in Zambia, Africa that was utilizing sport within its strategy. The data collection and analysis framed using Curado and Bontis (2007) MIC Matrix, the Sport For Development International Working Group’s (2007) best practices model, and B. Kidd’s (2011) Sport-in-Development Logic Model. The research supports that a SFD project is multi-faceted and should include the employment of strategic community programming on the basis of collaborative and integrative sport, health care and education. Further, the researcher found that the best practices include setting specific goals and objectives, as well as instituting regular monitoring and evaluation strategies
Subjects/Keywords Development; Sport; Community; Africa
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Country of Publication ca
Record ID handle:10464/5915
Repository brock
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Date Indexed 2018-12-06
Issued Date 2014-12-03 00:00:00

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