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The meaning of democracy in post-1994 rural South Africa

26 August 2015

Day one of a two-day Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) seminar series convened by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).

The seminar brought together stakeholders in the rural local government and land sector, which include among others, academics and researchers, representatives from government departments such as the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, non-governmental organisations, local government entities such as the Rural Democratisation Task Team in the Sakhisizwe Local Municipality, rural social movements such as Zingisa  Education and Development Organisation (Amathole District Municipality), Masifunde Education and Development Organisation (Ndlambe municipal area), the  Amadiba Crisis Committee (Mbizana area), as well as representatives from the Congress of Traditional Leadership of South Africa (CONTRALESA). Presentations to be loaded as the conference proceeds.

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