The key research question explored in this study is: can a state attain its national
economic development objectives and at the same time advance the rights of indigenous groups? Examines the tensions and prospects of the coexistence of both the rights of indigenous peoples in Africa and sustainable development with reference
to selected case studies and approaches adopted by World Bank (WB) and United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP).The broad objectives of the study are:
(a) To examine the link between indigenous peoples’ rights and sustainable
development, (b) To explore the manner in which the international legal framework and African human rights system responds to the problem of indigenous in development, (c) To analyse key case studies of indigenous rights and development in Kenya,
Botswana, and South Africa and explore emerging approaches by the WB and
UNDP, (d) To make proposals on mechanisms for mediating indigenous peoples’ rights
and national development aspirations.
A Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Law University of Pretoria, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Masters of Law (LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa). Prepared under the supervision of Angelo Matusse of the Faculty of Law, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique.
Thesis (LLM (Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa)) -- University of Pretoria, 2007.
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