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Outcome Statement/Communiqué on the Regional Conference on Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa

Preamble The Regional Conference on Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa was organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa – Southern Africa (ECA-SA), United Nations Development Programme – South Africa (UNDP-SA), Southern Africa Trust (the Trust), and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). The Conference took place […]

Decisive Industrialisation Policies Essential to Building Developmental States in Southern Africa

by Southern Africa Trust 21 July 2015 – Pretoria – Developmental states in southern Africa must invest in the implementation of clear regional and national policies towards industrialisation and beneficiation while also building human capacity. “Africa has never been poor and it’s not poor,” said Obed Ligate of the University of North America. Africa has […]

Development in Southern Africa Must Be Inclusive, Asserts Regional Conference

20 July 2015 – Pretoria – Developmental states in southern Africa will only be attainable and sustainable if they ensure the wellbeing of all citizens. This was the key message emerging out of the first day of a regional conference on strategies towards building developmental states. Keynote speaker Prof. Thandika Mkandawire of the London School […]

Regional Conference to Debate Strategies for Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa

Africa is the only region unlikely to meet the Millennium Development Goal on halving poverty by 2015. Lacking basic infrastructure, much of the continent relieson fortuitous events such as periodic high commodity prices, occasional good rains, and whimsical aid. Why has Africa’s development lagged behind other regions? The regional conference Building Democratic Developmental States for […]

Papers

Re-visiting Africa’s Political Economy Landscape: Comparatively Articulating the National Macro-Economic Policy and Institutional Trajectories of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe Claudious Chikozho (PhD) Developmental Local Government and Developmental State David Mohale Economic Freedom and Industrialization in Africa Dosse M. DJAHINI Regional Integration and the Challenges of Poverty Reduction in Africa: The Case of Southern African […]

Regional Conference on Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa

Dear Participants, Thank you for submitting your online registration to attend the Regional Conference on Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa. The conference will be held at Kievits Kroon, 41 Reier Road, Kameeldrift-East, Pretoria from the 20th to the 22nd of July 2015. Logistics: Accommodation:- for this conference has been pre booked […]

Call for Abstracts: Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Southern Africa Office in collaboration with the UNDP South Africa, Southern Africa Trust and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) are organising a regional conference on:  Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa from 20th – 22nd July 2015. The conference will bring together high […]