WELCOME TO TIPS

Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) NPC is a not-for-profit research organisation based in Pretoria, South Africa. The organisation facilitates policy development and dialogue in pursuit of sustainable and inclusive growth. TIPS has three main focus areas: Trade and Industrial PolicyInequality and Economic Inclusion and Sustainable GrowthIts working model integrates research and analysis, policy development, disseminating information, capacity building, technical support, and programme design and management. 

Saul Levin joins 2015 SEED Awards International Jury

TIPS Executive Director Saul Levin has been invited to join the International Jury for the 2015 SEED Awards, an independent panel of experts in various fields of sustainable development.  

The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up social and environmental enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies. This year, SEED will grant 31 SEED Awards to enterprises with the potential to make real improvements in poverty eradication and environmental sustainability while contributing to a greener economy. For more about the awards go to About the SEED Awards.  

For more information about the panel go to SEED International July

This year’s SEED Africa Symposium will be held on 9-10 September in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme this year is Building Bridges for Impact: Green and Inclusive Growth Through Entrepreneurship. Applications to attend the symposium are now open. For more about the speakers and programme go to SEED Africa Symposium 2015.   

Annual Forum: Regional Industrialisation and Integration

TIPS in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand, the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Southern Africa Trade Hub, and in association with the Department of Trade and Industry, National Treasury and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, will be hosting its annual Forum in July with the theme of Regional Industrialisation and Regional Integration.

For details of the Forum and the focus of topics go to Annual Forum 2015

TIPS in the Media

Engineering News - 20 June, 2014
City Press - 25 May, 2014