Blocking Human Potential : How Formal Policies Block the Informal Sector in the Maputo Corridor

Söderbaum, Fredrik (2004). Blocking Human Potential : How Formal Policies Block the Informal Sector in the Maputo Corridor. UNU Insitute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Söderbaum, Fredrik
    Title Blocking Human Potential : How Formal Policies Block the Informal Sector in the Maputo Corridor
    Volume/Issue No. 1
    Publication Date 2004
    Place of Publication Bruges
    Publisher UNU Insitute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper focuses on one of the most interesting cross-border regions in Africa, the so-called Maputo corridor. For more than a century the Maputo corridor has been an informal crossbordermicro-region, constructed by millions of migrants, extensive informal trading as wellas dense socio-ethnic interactions. Since the mid-1990s there is a formal project, officiallyknown as the Maputo Development Corridor (MDC), which seeks to reconstruct andrevitalize this rather informal cross-border relationship, which effectively has existed for morethan a century...

    Copyright Holder UNU Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies
    Copyright Year 2004
    Copyright type All rights reserved
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