Sustainable Growth

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation GreenCape
  • Author(s) Pieter Frederik Janse van Vuuren; Catherine Pineo; Lauren Basson; Usisipho Gogela
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 7: Agricultural value chains and sustainability"

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation ZIPAR; CCRED
  • Author(s) Francis Ziba; Reena das Nair; Maria Nkhonjera
Session 7: Agricultural value chains and sustainability"

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Sustainability & Resilience (su-re.co)
  • Author(s) Takeshi Takama, Ibnu Budiman, Novelita Wahyu Mondamina, Yudiandra Yuwono, Cynthia J Ismail
Session 9: Unpacking the water-energy-food nexus"

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

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

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Dr Tracy Ledger
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This working paper presents an analysis of the dominant and growing agri-food system in South Africa, focusing on power and governance as two key factors that critically influence system outcomes. Current approaches towards agricultural development (including food security) tend to under-theorise these issues and thus they may not receive the necessary attention from…"
Published in Trade and Industry

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation Celine Allard,¬†Wenjie Chen and Emmanouil Kitsios (IMF)
  • Author(s) Celine Allard;¬†Wenjie Chen; Emmanouil Kitsios
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Session 2: Regional integration and SADC This paper investigates the extent of trade integration of Sub-Saharan African countries in the global economy as well as within the region. Four key concepts are used to assess integration: 1) trade openness, 2) the centrality in the global and regional trade network, 3) gravity model estimates,…"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development, University of Johannesburg
  • Author(s) Simon Roberts; Thando Vilakazi;
  • Countries and Regions Malawi, Zambia
Session 8: Agricultural value chains in the region Fertiliser is a key input for commercial agriculture. However, there is generally low fertiliser use in Sub-Saharan Africa and hardly any production of fertiliser in countries in Southern and East Africa, aside from South Africa. Studies have emphasised the importance of transport costs in the…"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation University of the Witswatersrand
  • Author(s) Lotta Takala-Greenish
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Session 8: Agricultural value chains in the region Paper to follow"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation CCRED, University of Johannesburg
  • Author(s) Judith Fessehale
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Zambia
Session 7: Minerals value chains: Upstream and beneficiation This paper presents key trends in the global value chain for mining capital equipment. It includes a section on the background of the South African and Zambian mining inputs clusters. It maps the regional value chain for mining capital equipment and presents the research findings…"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation University of Zambia
  • Author(s) Godfrey Hampwaya; Wisdom Kaleng'a; Gilbert Siame
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Zambia
Session 7: Minerals value chains: Upstream and beneficiation Copper, as Zambia's economic mainstay, is a mineral whose value chain stretches beyond the country's Copperbelt Province and the recently acclaimed “New Copperbelt” Northwestern Province. The Copperbelt Province as the mining hub has several industries benefiting from both upward and downward linkages in the Sub-Saharan…"

  • Year 2015
  • Author(s) Ben Turok
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 7: Minerals value chains: Upstream and beneficiation South Africa has the profile of a modern economy with well-developed financial, commercial and industrial sectors, yet mining remains an important base of the economy. Mining is dependent on physical infrastructure, such as rail, energy and water, that is provided by the state. Ideally, this…"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation Malawi's Deputy Director of Industry
  • Author(s) Clement Phangaphanga
  • Countries and Regions Malawi
Session 10: Agricultural value chains in the region This paper examines the reasons for the growth in the poultry industry in Malawi in the past 10 years. "

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation USAID/Southern Africa Trade Hub
  • Author(s) Gerrit Struyf (USAID/Southern Africa Trade Hub)
Session 10: Agricultural value chains in the region"

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This Working Paper is drawn from research by TIPS prepared for the Global Green Growth Institute, the Economic Development Department and the Department of Trade and Industry. The research explored the impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa, looking at whether…"
Published in Green Economy

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Policy Paper prepared for the Economic Development Department and the Department of Trade and Industry The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa: Has it incentivised mining-related companies to invest in renewable energy, cogeneration and energy efficiency? This research project was jointly commissioned by…"
Published in Energy

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Reena Das Nair; Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is the regulatory authority established in terms of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004.  The Regulatory Entities Capacity Building project will provide a comprehensive review of the regulators' role, linked with the policy framework and powers.  The review includes: Examining the linkages with economic development in…"
Published in Economic Regulation

  • Project SADRN
  • Year 2011
Maize is the most important staple cereal consumed in the Southern African region. Global warming and accompanying increased volatility in rainfall, rising populations and the shift to maize-fed biofuels pose risks of substantial price increases in the future that may affect food security. The general view is that a combination of factors was…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2008
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Sandy Lowitt
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This executive summary is not presented in the usual manner of summarising the findings of each chapter of the report. The complexity and detail covered in the report, and the nuances in the debates, makes such an option impossible. Rather, a brief overview of the key issues and approaches is presented as a…"
Friday, 13 April 2007

Trade Information Service 2005

  • Year 2005
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Owen Willcox
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
One of the objectives of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) is to develop capacitiesfor improving the export performance of businesses. To do so, the dti/TISA require easily accessible practical strategic and analytical tools for identifying growing markets to which South African firms could export. This report will help the dti/TISA…"
Published in Trade and Industry