People and Projects in Development is more than a directory of the key role players and projects in development: it is rather an exercise in documenting the vital activities of South Africa at work on itself. The Directory is an invaluable resource to all interested in Development Related Organisations. The directory consists of introductory chapters by leading figures in the development field in South Africa and a listing of development-related organisations involved in the South African development process. It covers nine provinces of South Africa, namely Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West, Northern Cape, and Western Cape. More than 2500 organisations covered by the publication include government ministries, provincial governments, parastatals, research institutions, business organisations, corporate social investment programmes, NGOs, CBOs, training institutions, international development agencies, United Nations agencies and diplomatic representation in South Africa. The directory also has a Geographical Information System (GIS) part which sets out the spatial distribution of organisations in the directory. PPD is user friendly.
It is divided into 7 parts that enables one to get the information you require as quickly as possible. Index and listings are by area of activity or alphabetically by name at the back. There are 66 categories under which organizations are listed; The Directory is split as follows: Editorial Features on the topic of development. The support of the market place for Development Issues and activities. Contact Details for National Government. A list of organizations nationwide involved in a particular area of work or sector. A list of organizations and NGO's per province. Contacts for international development organizations with offices in South Africa. Organisation Contact Detailsshow more