Research Archive (701)

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation South African-Germany Energy Partnership
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Karin Kritzinger, Louise Scholtz, Manisha Gulati
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The growth of renewable energy technologies is re-shaping energy systems across the globe. In South Africa, which relies on coal-fired power plants for 90% of electricity generation, this trend suggests a critical shift in dynamics, generating numerous risks and opportunities at all levels of the value chain. This is particularly…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Sandy Lowitt
The paper considers new heterodox theoretical contributions to the industrial policy debate in developing countries. Specifically it focuses on the challenge of “getting industrial policy right in circumstances where the country is run by flawed leaders presiding over a politically weak and internally fragmented state” (Change 2010). The paper covers…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation World Trade Review
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Faizel Ismail
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a non-reciprocal preferential trade programme that the US offers to 49 sub-Saharan African countries. President Obama's decision to extend AGOA, which was set to expire at the end of September 2015, for another 10 years (2015 to 2025), was highly controversial. The…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Journal of World Trade 51, no. 1
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Faizel Ismail
This paper argues that the dramatic changes in the trade architecture of the world during the first decade of the new millennium have created both opportunities and challenges for Africa’s development. African countries need to develop proactive strategies to harness these new changes and use them to advance the integration…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Faizel Ismail
  • Countries and Regions Africa
This paper reviews the state of play of the African regional integration agenda, inspired by the vision of the Abuja Treaty and Agenda 2063. It argues that the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiators should adopt a “development integration” approach to ensure that the outcome of the CFTA benefits all…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Integrating Africa: AfDB Blog
  • Publication Author(s) Christopher Wood, TIPS Economist
  • Countries and Regions Africa
Ten years is a very short time in the global economy, and by all accounts a decade is all that is left of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). While the United States’ unilateral preferential access programme for Africa has been reauthorized three times since it began in 2000,…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Commonwealth Trade Hope Topics Series Issue 131
  • Publication Author(s) Faizel Ismail
  • Countries and Regions Africa
What are the main changes in the global trading architecture over the past 15 years? How have these changes impacted on Africa’s economic development and the nature of trading relations between Africa and its traditional developed country partners, the European Union, the UK and the USA, and its main developing country partner, China? What are the implications…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Neva Makgetla
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1: Changes in the South African Industry 

  • Year 2016
  • Publication Author(s) Keith Lockwood
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1: Changes in the South African Industry
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  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Centre for Economic Development and Transformation
  • Publication Author(s) Duma Gqubule
Session 1: Changes in the South African Industry

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation CCRED, University of Johannesburg
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Judith Fessehaie; Zavareh Rustomjee; Lauralyn Kaziboni
  • Countries and Regions Zimbabwe
Session 2: Mining in Support of Industrial Development

  • Year 2016
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Paul Jourdan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2: Mining in Support of Industrial Development 

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Berakah Value International
  • Publication Author(s) Thulani DS Madinginye
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2: Mining in Support of Industrial Development

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Oxford University
  • Publication Author(s) Nelson Oppong
  • Countries and Regions Ghana
Session 3: Financial Flows

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Kingston University, London; SOAS
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Ewa Karwowski; Pedro Mendes Laureiro
Session 3: Financial Flows 

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Asanda Fotoyi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Sesion 3: Financial Flows

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Rhodes University
  • Publication Author(s) David Fryer and Serge Hadisi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 4 SustainableGrowth  

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation WWF; TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Ellen Davies; Georgina Ryan; Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Manisha Gulati
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 4: Sustainable Growth 

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation UNU-MERIT
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Michiko Iizuka; Fernando Vargas; Jakob Baumann
  • Countries and Regions Latin America
Session 4: Sustainable Growth

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation University of Pretoria
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Jason Musyoka
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 5: Mining and Economic Growth

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Olwaumi D Awolusi
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Session 5: Mining and Economic Growth

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Central Bank of Lesotho
  • Publication Author(s) Senei Molapo; Moeti Damane
  • Countries and Regions Lesotho
Session 5: Mining and Economic Growth

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Akinseye Olowu; Edwin Ijeoma; Rachel Masu
  • Publication Author(s) Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Countries and Regions Africa
Session 6: Industrial Development

  • Organisation UNECA
  • Publication Author(s) Paul Msoma
  • Countries and Regions Africa
Session 6: Industrial Development

  • Year 2016
  • Publication Author(s) Chere Monaisa
Session 7: Mining Communities and Migrancy  

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Tacy Ledger
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 7: Mining Communities and Migrancy

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation ZEPARU
  • Publication Author(s) Cornelius Dube
  • Countries and Regions Zimbabwe
Session 8: Minerals Beneficiation 

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmsson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 9: Energy Utilisation

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Energy Research Centre
  • Publication Author(s) Jesse Burton; Tara Caetano; Alison Hughes; Bruno Merven; Fadiel Ahjum; Bryce McCall
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 9: Energy Utilisation
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