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Mapping the spatial distribution of government funding FINAL

Upload date: 14.06.21
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Mapping the spatial distribution of government funding FINAL One of the principles of sustainable development is the equitable distribution of public resources. In South Africa, this is linked to balanced regional development, that is: • Distribution of funding across all nine provinces, • Funding in rural areas and small towns, as well as metropolitan areas, • Within cities, a balance between funding cultural activities in formerly white central business districts (CBDs) and townships. Given the multicultural nature of South Africa, the distribution of funding is also linked to cultural diversity, and issues of social cohesion.
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