The African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) will be held in Johannesburg (South Africa) from 3-14 September 2018. For more information and details of the application process go to APORDE Call for Applications 2018. Applications close Monday 28 May 2018 at 9 o’clock in the morning, Johannesburg time.
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 What happened to the recession? and Bitcoin – Disruptive technology or a Ponzi scheme See The Real Economy Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2017.
TIPS and the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) hosted a Development Dialogue on Electricy Beyond the Grid on February 22. For more information and copies of the presentations go to Development Dialogue. Presenters: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair and Bhavna Deonarain (TIPS); Louise Scholtz (WWF-SA);Tasneem Essop (representing EDI); Julie Wells and Ndivhuho Raphulu (NCPC-SA)Julie Wells