Cambridge Univ. report examines partnerships between companies, govt., civil society in So. Africa & Zambia - addressing health, education, agriculture

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27 March 2006

Understanding cross-sector partnerships for development [So. Africa, Zambia]

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Cross-sector partnerships between communities, corporations, governments, donors and civil society organisations are being promoted as means for sustainable development...However, there is little solid research to indicate which partnership models have the greatest potential to eradicate poverty...[this] report...analyses six current cross-sector partnerships in South Africa and Zambia. These partnerships cover the sectors of health, education and agriculture, and include the Zambia Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, the South African Sugar Association’s work with government agencies and corporations working with Zambian universities.

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "Working Together - A Critical Analysis of Cross-Sector Partnerships in Southern Africa"

Author: Melanie Rein & Stuart Reid, University of Cambridge Programme for Industry, Leda Stott, Intl. Business Leaders Forum, UK, Kavwanga Yambayamba, The Forum for Business Leaders & Social Partners, Zambia, Stan Hardman, The Leadership Centre, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

[refers to Freshmark (part of Shoprite), Zamseed, Mondi (part of Anglo American), BHP Billiton, Richards Bay, BP, Barclays Bank, Standard Chartered, Zambia National Commercial Bank, Chilanga Cement, Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation, NCC Phønix), Unilever, Nkumba Farms, Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, Zenex Petroleum]

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