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Infrastructure Stimulus Package – Development Outcomes
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Municipal Water Services
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Road Infrastructure
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Infrastructure Dialogue- The role of public infrastructure in urban regeneration
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Infrastructure Dialogue – Infrastructure Sector Procurement

Infrastructure Stimulus Package – Development Outcomes

South Africa as a developmental state seeks to balance economic growth and social development through using state resources and influence to reduce poverty and expand economic opportunities for the poor and the previously disadvantaged.  The State seeks to apply its vast resources in a manner that not only creates a market economy, but also enables[…]

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Municipal Water Services

This month’s Infrastructure Dialogue will focus on Municipal Water Services. Water supply services in South Africa has seen significant achievements. Prior to 1994, only 62% of households had access to basic water services (DWA). The first non racial democratic government of 1994 introduced fresh thinking and new energy into water management. Water was defined as[…]

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Road Infrastructure

If sustainable growth and developmental outcomes are to be attained the efficiency of South Africa’s economy needs to be significantly improved. Because a key ingredient of an efficient economy is good, reliable connectivity, this month’s dialogue addresses an element of infrastructure crucial to ensure effective connectivity for both freight/goods and people. Specifically, this month’s dialogue[…]

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Infrastructure Dialogue- The role of public infrastructure in urban regeneration

Urban regeneration has been a recurrent theme of urban development discourse in South Africa for many years. Thus inner cities in many parts of the country have become the focus of dedicated strategies aimed at reversing their decline. Special institutional structures have been created within municipalities to aid in this task for example the Johannesburg[…]

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Infrastructure Dialogue – Infrastructure Sector Procurement

In his 2010 State of the Nation Address, the President reiterated the importance of the national infrastructure investment programme: “Underpinning our strategy for ecomomic recovery and growth, is our capital investment programme.  Over the next three years government will spend R846 billion on public infrastructure”. A large portion of this spend will be in the[…]

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