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Strategies and policies for local economic development in the new South Africa

Strategies and policies for local economic development in the new South Africa

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Published by SANCO in [Johannesburg] .
Written in

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSouth African National Civic Organisation (SANCO).
      ContributionsSouth African National Civic Organisation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905 .S757 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL497156M
      LC Control Number98231371

      This disconnect between South Africa's national innovation policies and those around regional and local development planning is under review as the country's Department of Science and Technology (DST) with responsibility for innovation policy in the country, released a new strategy document intended to inform the DST's involvement in the policy. Development strategies in post-apartheid South Africa The demise of apartheid bequeathed upon South Africa a mammoth task of reconstruction and development in the context of economic growth that had stagnated for about a decade.1 As the struggle against apartheid was intimately linked to grievances about economic deprivation and exclusion, the new.

        Local economic development agencies (LEDAs) have been initiated to support the goals of local economic development (LED) in several developed and developing countries. In South Africa, LEDAs have become established as part of the LED landscape in the country. This article analyses the establishment, existing state and challenges that confront LEDAs in South by: This week introduces the “local” in economic development and explains why LED is a particular way of pursuing development. Video 1 reflects on why LED takes place in some areas and not in others. Video 2 identifies the main drivers of local economic development. The videos have been prepared by ISS Emeritus Professor Bert Helmsing/5(21).

      The chapters in this book and its companion volume are a selection from a larger number of papers presented at the San Francisco State University Multidisciplinary Colloquium Series on "Evaluation of Development Strategies: Prospects for Growth in Africa in the 's.". South Africa is no exception. The socio-economic development challenges in South Africa can be overwhelming. The good news is that corporates can work with government to face up to the challenges. Many companies are running effective Socio-Economic Development (SED) programmes in South Africa.


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Strategies and policies for local economic development in the new South Africa Download PDF EPUB FB2

The historical background of local economic development, the importance of local economic development, role players, strategies and their implementation in South Africa is discussed in this chapter.

In addition, the problems encountered with LED and the financing mechanisms available in South Africa are also discussed. Local economic development in South Africa Policy implications S B Koma School of Public Management and Administration University of Pretoria Pretoria South Africa ABSTRACT The purpose of this article is to locate and examine the effi cacy of the implementation of the policy on local economic development within the context of the sphere of.

The policy of local economic development (LED) is currently attracting considerable attention in government and development circles in South Africa. This article seeks to critically examine and assess the key contextual considerations which influence LED, its emergence and its chances of by: Local economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa Article in Environment and Planning C Government and Policy 25(4) August with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The purpose of this article is to locate and examine the effi cacy of the implementation of the policy on local economic development within the context of the sphere of local government in South Africa.

The sphere of local government is currently faced with numerous challenges and bottlenecks that stem from high poverty and unemployment rates Cited by: 3.

National and Provincial government provides support for municipalities in developing local economic strategies. The Department of Provincial and Local Government has identified the following as key principles underlying LED: Poverty and unemployment are the main challenges facing South Africa.

Local Economic Development in South Africa, which identifies economic growth and ” poverty eradication as the key overarching goals of LED (DPLG, ). Noteworthy is the LED framework Stimulating and Developing Sustainable Local Economies which was released by the Department of Provincial and Local Government in (DPLG, File Size: KB.

For South African economic growth to increase, the competitiveness of the economy needs to improve. The economy was ranked 50 th out of countries in the World Competitiveness Rankings. South Africa scores relatively well for the efficiency of their product markets and for having a large market size.

ECONOMIC POLICY AND SOUTH AFRICA’S GROWTH STRATEGY Trevor A. Manuel, MP Minister of Finance Republic of South Africa GIBS-HSF ‘New Growth Paths’ 19 MARCH Introduction Good evening ladies and gentlemen.

Thank you for inviting me to address you today to discuss ‘new growth paths’ in South Africa. Allow me to beginFile Size: 92KB. 18 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA - NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 49 National Policy 50 Economic Growth 51 Poverty 51 19 PROJECTS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE WESTERN CAPE 52 The RED Door Project 52 The PLEK PLAN 56 20 CONCLUSION 60 BIBLIOGRAPHY Local economic development (LED) is a salient public policy issue in South Africa.

This article offers a critical analysis both of the current policy status of LED in South Africa Author: Danie Meyer.

In early the government has introduced the National Development Plan (NDP) as South Africa's long-term socio-economic development roadmap. This policy was adopted as the cornerstone and blueprint for a future economic and socio-economic development strategy for the country as of /13 at Mangaung in December South Africa.

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, South Africa. Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. Operation Phakisa: Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.

concept document: Transforming the Agricultural Sector towards an Inclusive Rural Economy “Food for All and 1 Million Jobs, by ” Version: 30 May, Author: Laureen Rushby. whose scars still linger in the socio economic fabric of now democratic South Africa.

South Africa’s first Voluntary National Review (VNR) is testimony to the national commitment to the full and integrated implementation of the Agenda. The National Development Plan (NDP): Vision – “Our future, make it work, was adopted in File Size: 1MB. Department of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism (Mpumalanga Provincial Government).

o That the /16 Integrated Development Plan serves as a guiding document in formulating a new LED Strategy. The LED strategy will form the basis for review and analysis, incorporate new findings.

Strategies formulated at the district level will. NEW Strategic plan indd 3 4/3/15 Africa continues to drive the vision of South Africa’s foreign policy and we will at revitalising NEPAD as a strategy for economic development on the African continent, together with ongoing support for.

Economic Policy in South Africa: Past, Present, and Future 3 outcomes: Firstly the share of Mining in GDP stood at 11% inbut has steadily declined over an eighteen year period to its current 5% in In short, the share of Mining in national output has more than halved in the post-apartheid period.

Secondly, the. The National Treasury is responsible for managing South Africa's national government finances. Supporting efficient and sustainable public financial management is fundamental to the promotion of economic development, good governance, social progress and a rising standard of living for all South Africans.

The Constitution of the Republic File Size: 1MB. Brushing against the grains of history: Making local economic development work in South Africa Page 4 Development Planning Division Working Paper Series No.

5 Abstract SinceSouth Africa has made great strides towards achieving many of the socio-economic goals outlined in the Reconstruction and Development Programme.

Stimulating and Developing Sustainable Local Economies In the final analysis, all economic development takes place at the local level and Local Government must influence the shape and direction of local economies if the national econo-my is to attain the goals set for it and if it is to grow and cre-ate a better life for all its Size: KB.

The contributors [to Local Economic Development in the Changing World: The Experience of Southern Africa] are among the very best scholars in the field." -Gary Gaile, University of Colorado "Etienne Nel and Christian Rogerson have produced an excellent book on local economic development in South Africa.POLICIES TO PROMOTE GROWTH AND EMPLOYMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Introduction The most pressing problem facing South Africa today is the absence of sustained economic growth and job creation, which are essential to reduce poverty and improve living Size: KB.

LS: My book’s goal was to better understand how economic development strategies emerge and transform economies in sub-Saharan Africa — not only in Francophone Africa. I offer a theory.