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RULIV was appointed by the Co-operation Framework on Innovation Systems between Finland and South Africa (COFISA) to pilot the LEADER and LAG approach to rural development in the Emalahleni local municipality in the Eastern Cape. The pilot project was premised on...

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Facilitation training for Wives of Traditional Leaders

The organisation Imbumba Yamakhosikazi Akomkhulu (IYA) was established in 2005. RULIV was apprached to provide capacity building aimed at empowering the IYA to act as champions in improving the lives of women and children in rural communities. This included ensuring...

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HIV and Aids Home-Based Care (HBC) Mapping and Peer Education

RULIV has mapped HIV and home-based care in the Amathole District Municipality and developed a database of initiatives for the district. The database enables the HIV and Aids organisations together with government departments at both provincial and national levels to...

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Technical Assistance to Housing Needs and Research Directorate

RULIV has had a long working partnership with the provincial Department of Sustainable Human Settlements, particularly the Housing Needs and Research Directorate. RULIV provided technical assistance in form of capacity-building in research and contract management in...

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Emalahleni and Mbashe Woolgrowers

In partnership with the National Woolgrowers’ Association (NWGA), RULIV implemented a shearing tent pilot project aimed at improving the incomes of small-scale sheep farmers. The project involved the purchase of two fully equipped tents for the shearing and...

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Maqhashu Sorghum Production

The project was established resulting from an expressed need by a group of emerging farmers. The overall goal of the project was to improve sorghum production, aimed at uplifting the socio?economic well being of the Maqhashu farmers. Through RULIV’s facilitation and...

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