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Financing Municipal Infrastructure How do we bridge the funding gap?
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Failing Forward: How we turn mistakes into stepping stones
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Intermediate Cities as destinations for investment
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Building for the Future in South Africa’s Cities: City futures: certainty vs uncertainty: so what for now?
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Black Construction / BE Professional Companies and their Participation / Transformative Prospects in the Infrastructure Sector 16th November 2017

Financing Municipal Infrastructure How do we bridge the funding gap?

Physical infrastructure is a critical enabler of faster, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Infrastructure development is integral to overcoming poverty and inequality, particularly in the face or rapidly rising urbanization in South Africa. The experience of other developing countries shows that capital investment equivalent to about 25 per cent of GDP is generally needed for[…]

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Failing Forward: How we turn mistakes into stepping stones

Central to the National Growth Path is the important role of infrastructure investment in being an enabler for economic growth and job creation in South Africa. Infrastructure development is proven to have a slightly higher multiplier and pro-poor effect than other forms of public spending. This is because infrastructure development has fewer leakages than other[…]

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Intermediate Cities as destinations for investment

This dialogue focuses on the infrastructure needs and investment opportunities present in cities outside of the major metropolitan regions. The urgency of raising South Africa’s growth rate has raised the prominence of large cities as ‘engines of growth’ as a result small cities tend to be neglected. Intermediate cities (a term explained below) have been[…]

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Black Construction / BE Professional Companies and their Participation / Transformative Prospects in the Infrastructure Sector 16th November 2017

  Part of the inclusive economic growth agenda in South Africa has been to leverage public procurement as an instrument to promote socio-economic transformation, empowerment of small enterprises, rural and township enterprises, and promotion of local industrial development. During the 2017, State of the Nation address, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma mentioned that government will[…]

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