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1. Kachere, Wadzanai. Informal cross border trading and poverty reduction in the Southern Africa Development Community : the case of Zimbabwe.

Degree: 2011, Faculty of Management and Commerce

This study investigates the impact of informal cross border trading on poverty reduction in Zimbabwe. In the context of this study, the term Informal Cross Border Trade (ICBT), is used to describe the activities of small entrepreneurs who are involved in buying and selling across national borders. The study focuses on whether the stated activities are lifting those participating out of poverty. The research problem is examined through an assessment of the income levels, assets acquirement, expenditures patterns, food security and family relations. The hypotheses tested in the research are that, “The extent of ICBT is significant in Zimbabwe; ICBT in the Southern Africa region is mainly dominated by women; and that ICBT contributes positively to poverty reduction”. In this context, poverty reduction is said to have occurred when informal cross border trading would have resulted in an improvement in the socio-economic wellbeing of traders‟ households. The Poverty Datum Line (PDL) is used as the measure of households‟ well-being. To assess the impact of ICBT on well-being, a survey was conducted whereby in-depth interviews using the questionnaire method were used to collect primary data. Secondary information was obtained from documentary searches at institutions and also using internet searches. From this study it has been found that ICBT has both positive and negative impacts with regard to social welfare. With regard to economic welfare, based on poverty indicator measures used in the study, ICBT contributes positively to Poverty Reduction. Thus the analysis revealed that informal cross border trade plays an important role in alleviating economic hardships, reducing poverty and enhancing welfare and human development in Zimbabwe. Advisors/Committee Members: Prof. Ncube, B, Prof. Tsegaye, A.

Subjects/Keywords: Poverty – South Africa; Households – Zimbabwe; Food supply – Zimbabwe; Entrepreneurship – Zimbabwe; Poverty – Economic aspects – Zimbabwe

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APA (6th Edition):

Kachere, W. (2011). Informal cross border trading and poverty reduction in the Southern Africa Development Community : the case of Zimbabwe. (Thesis). Faculty of Management and Commerce. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10353/500

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Kachere, Wadzanai. “Informal cross border trading and poverty reduction in the Southern Africa Development Community : the case of Zimbabwe.” 2011. Thesis, Faculty of Management and Commerce. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10353/500.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Kachere, Wadzanai. “Informal cross border trading and poverty reduction in the Southern Africa Development Community : the case of Zimbabwe.” 2011. Web. 15 Dec 2019.

Vancouver:

Kachere W. Informal cross border trading and poverty reduction in the Southern Africa Development Community : the case of Zimbabwe. [Internet] [Thesis]. Faculty of Management and Commerce; 2011. [cited 2019 Dec 15]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10353/500.

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Council of Science Editors:

Kachere W. Informal cross border trading and poverty reduction in the Southern Africa Development Community : the case of Zimbabwe. [Thesis]. Faculty of Management and Commerce; 2011. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10353/500

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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