The first TIPS Development Dialogue seminar of the year on Urbanisation and Industrialisation will be held on Thursday 18 January. For more information and how to register go to Development Dialogue. Presenters: Shirley Robinson and Roland Hunter (Cities Support Programme), Christopher Wood and Asanda Fotoyi (TIPS), Rob Davies (representing IFPRI) and Neva Makgetla and Mbongeni Ndlovu (TIPS).
The Real Economy Bulletin is a review of quarterly trends, developments and data in the real economy, together with analysis of the main manufacturing industries and key data in Excel format. Additional topics in this edition include briefing notes on Slowdown in the construction industry and The transition to a green economy - A manufacturing and trade opportunity for South Africa. See The Real Economy Bulletin - Third Quarter 2017.
TIPS Annual Forum 2018 will be held on June 6-7 in Johannesburg. The theme is Finance and Industrial Development. People wishing to contribute papers are invited to submit their title and abstracts of up to 500 words. The closing date for submissions is 22 January 2017. For details on how to make a submission and the focus of the topics see Tips Forum 2018.
This TIPS Development Dialogue Colloquium was held in Pretoria on 24 October 2017. For more information and copies of the presentations go to Development Dialogue.