Marie Michael Library

Title

The structure and growth of micro-enterprises in southern and eastern Africa: evidence from recent surveys

Author

Liedholm, Carl; Mead, Donald

Description

This presents the results of surveys on microenterprises in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Types of rural and urban businesses are summarized, and the growth rates tracked. Problems faced by various enterprises are examined.

File No

GEM-WP36

Agency

GEMINI

Date

March, 1993

Subject(s)

Small-scale enterprises, Africa

Pages

41, plus appendix