ISBN 9781920596293
Pages 46
Dimensions 244 x 170 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2017
Publisher Southern African Migration Programme, South Africa
Format Paperback

Informal Entrepreneurship and Cross-Border Trade between Zimbabwe and South Africa

by Abel Chikanda, Godfrey Tawodzera

Zimbabwe has witnessed the rapid expansion of informal cross-border trading (ICBT) with neighbouring countries over the past two decades. Beginning in the mid-1990s when the country embarked on its Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (ESAP), a large number of people were forced into informal employment through worsening economic conditions and the decline in formal sector jobs.

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About the Authors

Abel Chikanda

Abel Chikanda is Assistant Professor of Geography and African & African American Studies at the University of Kansas.

Godfrey Tawodzera

Godfrey Tawodzera is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa.

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