TIPS training programme for 2019 includes Trade Policy and Practice; Value Chain Strategies; Industrial Policy for South Africa; Macroeconomics for Policymakers; and the Green Economy and Industrial Policy. For more go to Training Workshops.
The second edition of the State of Small Business published by TIPS includes a review of trends in small business according to national data, and two briefing notes look at learnings from efforts to support small business in South Africa from Kate Philip’s new book, Markets on the Margins, and a summary of the main initiatives for small business in the Job Summit Framework Agreement. Read here.
TIPS is hosting a Development Dialogue on International Trade and Inclusive Industrialisation on Monday 29 January. Speakers are Xolelwa Mlumbi, Neva Makgetla, Faizel Ismail and Christopher Wood. For more information and details of how to register go to Development Dialogue.
The TIPS Forum 2019 will be held in Johannesburg on 30-31 May 2019. The theme is Innovation and Industrialisation. Those wishing to contribute papers are invited to submit their title and abstracts of up to 500 words. Deadline for submissions is 22 February 2019. For more information go to forum.tips.org.za