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Monday, 12 November 2018

The Johannesburg health cluster

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This research report is focused on the healthcare sector in the City of Johannesburg (CoJ), in particular the medical devices sector and delves deeper to understand the problems faced by the sector and what would be required to leverage the sector for domestic growth and import substitution. The City of…
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  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This policy paper reviews the valuation, protection and management of nature in South Africa. It forms part of a series of papers aimed at providing a barometer of South Africa’s transition to sustainable development. 

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention,…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS; Water Research Commission; Department of Trade and Industry
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
These three reports are part of a tri-partite initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Water Research Commission and TIPS on the development and growth of the water and sanitation industry in South Africa. Global water and sanitation market dynamics: Implications for South Africa’s industrial development…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS; Water Research Commission; Department of Trade and Industry
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
These three reports are part of a tri-partite initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Water Research Commission and TIPS on the development and growth of the water and sanitation industry in South Africa. Forward-looking approach to next generation sanitation and industrial development in South Africa…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS; Water Research Commission; Department of Trade and Industry
  • Author(s) Muhammed Patel
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
These three reports are part of a tri-partite initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), the Water Research Commission and TIPS on the development and growth of the water and sanitation industry in South Africa. Desalination in South Africa: panacea or peril for industrial development? This paper…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Daryl McLean (Rhodes University, Environmental Learning Research Centre); Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention,…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Mike Ward (Creating Sustainable Value) and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention,…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation WWF South Africa and TIPS
  • Author(s) Nicola Jenkin (Pinpoint Sustainability) and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
UNLOCKING GREEN JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA The Unlocking Green Jobs: A Catalytic Intervention was a two-year initiative and collaboration between the World Wide Fund for Nature, South Africa (WWF-SA) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). Published reports include a synthesis report, Unlocking green jobs in South Africa: A catalytic intervention,…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation Routledge Studies in Sustainability
Sustainability Transitions in South Africa - Edited by Najma Mohamed     TIPS collaborates on book investigating South Africa’s progress in transitioning to a just and sustainable development pathway South Africa’s progress in transitioning to a low-carbon, resource-efficient and pro-employment development path is the focus of a book that brings together…
Friday, 10 August 2018

Inequality in South Africa

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation New South African Review
  • Author(s) Neva Makgetla
TIPS Senior Economist Neva Makgetla has a chapter on Inequality in South Africa in the New South African Review 6: The crisis of inequality. Essays in this volume demonstrate how the consequences of inequality extend throughout society, crippling the quest for social justice, polarising the politics, skewing economic outcomes and bringing…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair and Reena das Nair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Competition Law and Economic Regulation : Addressing Market Power in Southern Africa TIPS Senior Economist: Sustainable Growth Gaylor Montmasson-Clair has co-authored a chapter with Reena das Nair of the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) on South Africa’s renewable energy experience: Inclusive growth lessons in this volume of papers selected…

  • Year 2018
  • Author(s) AM Amis (AfriCGE), G Montmasson-Clair (TIPS), E Benson (GEC), S Lugogo (AfriCGE)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
5 out of 10 for South Africa’s transition to a green economy The South Africa Green Economy Barometer 2018 provides a snapshot of the transition to a fair, green economy. It is drawn from evidence of policy progress as well as the insights of civil society organisations who are tracking the transition…

  • Year 2018
These background materials on the Community Work Programme were prepared as part of induction training for non-profit agencies appointed to implement the CWP, and as an introduction for other stakeholders. The materials were originally developed for the Department of Co-operative Governance by TIPS in 2013. They have been partly updated…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Christopher Wood
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The rapid growth of trade in environmental goods creates opportunities for South Africa, but is complicated by rising global protectionism, which demands a pro-active strategy to support South African exporters. This policy paper discusses a possible South African strategy for trade in environmental goods. It forms part of a series…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper assesses the state of play in South Africa at each level of policymaking, relying on a policy pyramid approach. The policy pyramid framework aims to merge both top-down and bottom-up approaches of policymaking in a dynamic and iterative fashion. At all levels, this method suggests a cooperative governance…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Tracy Ledger
This research report aims to identify opportunities to develop the regional value chain in agricultural inputs, and the opportunities within that value chain for regional trade. It also aims to detail policy initiatives to be undertaken by the South African Department of Trade and Industry to capitalise on those opportunities…

  • Year 2018
  • Organisation Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
  • Author(s) TIPS
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
A green economy industry and trade analysis: Assessing South Africa’s potential A global transition to sustainable development is under way as a response to multiple environmental crises, including the widespread impacts of climate change. South Africa has embraced the shift to a green economy to attain inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Bhavna Deonarain
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
The energy landscape in Southern Africa has been rapidly evolving over the last decades. An economy-wide transition to sustainability is underway, with energy at its core. In addition, a progressive movement of regional integration with numerous energy-related initiatives is taking place, principally through the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP). At…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Tracy Ledger
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
This study provides an overview and analysis of the structure, key functions and characteristics of the forestry value chain operating in and among South Africa, Mozambique and Tanzania in order to identify market opportunities and the interventions required to support the growth of the regional value chain. The research focuses…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Christopher Wood
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Technical regulations refer to standards and compulsory specifications that apply to certain products and processes, and which can play an important role in regional trade. Firms that wish to trade in value chains need to be able to comply with the regulations set by lead firms and state regulators, or…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Sandy Lowit
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
The paper begins with a broad contextual overview of the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC’s) transport and logistics performance in terms of the Logistics Performance Index and tracks the performance of individual member states in the decade from 2007. Two interesting findings emerge. First that the better performing SADC member…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Neva Makgetla
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The current electricity model incorporates a paradox in which continual increases in price contribute to falling demand, which in turn leads to higher unit costs and prices. In this context, high levels of capital expenditure by Eskom have become a critical cost driver. The contradictory response of raising prices in…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation OECD Environment Working Papers, No. 125
  • Author(s) Lauren McNicoll, Raphaël Jachnik (OECD), Gaylor Montmasson-Clair and Shakespear Mudombi, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)
This study estimates and analyses publicly-mobilised private finance for climate action in South Africa, between 2010 and 2015. The mobilisation effect of public climate finance on private finance is first estimated through an analysis and attribution of project-level co-finance data. A pilot-methodology (the investor perspective) then expands the analysis to also incorporate the…
The Annual Forum 2017 was hosted by Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) in partnership with the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, based at the University of Johannesburg, and in association with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC). It was supported by funding and assistance from the European Union (DCI-ENV/2016/372-84) and…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation University of Cape Town
  • Author(s) Anthony Black; Stephanie Craig; Paul Dunne
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2: Manufacturing and sustainable development: South African experiences

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation GreenCape
  • Author(s) Sarah O’Carrol; Lauren Basson; Jarrod Lyons; Sam Smout; Henry Nuwarinda
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2: Manufacturing and sustainable development: South African experiences

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation CCRED; ZIPAR
  • Author(s) Teboho Bosiu; Farasai Chinanga; Mwanda Phiri
  • Countries and Regions Zambia
Session 3: Manufacturing and sustainable development: International experiences

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation National Planning Commission, Namibia
  • Author(s) Victoria Nambinga
  • Countries and Regions Namibia
Session 3: Manufacturing and sustainable development: International experiences
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