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Ngqushwa Local Municipality – Eastern Cape

Ngqushwa Local Municipality – Eastern Cape

Ngqushwa Local Rights Programme, located in Ngqushwa Local Municipality of Amathole District Municipality of Eastern Cape.  Major economic activity is the area is farming at both commercial and subsistence levels. The LRP was established in 2008 and it currently covers 8 communities.  It falls within the area of the province that has been declared to have high poverty levels.  Actionaid’s work is focused on women’s rights, education and child rights and food rights. Supporting and strengthening grassroots social movements fighting for access to land, better service delivery etc. has also been the basis of work in the LRP.