future of development in South Africa
Read Online

future of development in South Africa problems, realities and new options : development forum by Simon Brand

  • 853 Want to read
  • ·
  • 70 Currently reading

Published by EFSA Institute for Theological & Interdisciplinary Research in Bellville, South Africa .
Written in English


  • South African -- Economic conditions -- 1991-,
  • South Africa -- Economic policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSimon Brand.
SeriesStudies and reports by the EFSA Institute for Theological & Interdisciplinary Research, Development forum, Development forum (Bellville, South Africa)
LC ClassificationsHC905 .B73 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL868284M
ISBN 101874917019
LC Control Number95152912

Download future of development in South Africa


  Indlulamithi South Africa has released report on three possible scenarios facing the future of South Africa as we head towards iSbhujwa – an enclave bourgeois nation This scenario is based on a ‘nation of protests’ due to a deep sense of historical injustice and resentment at their exclusion. Whilst some are positive and claim that a recovery should be expected in the value of the Rand, however; some contend that no recovery should be expected in the immediate future, at least for the next 5 years. The positive side both of the weakening Rand and of the declining prices in South African products abroad is a revival of the South African export business.   “The ‘rocky road’ is our worst-case scenario for a future South Africa, featuring a powerful and interventionist development state that believes it . With the fall of apartheid in South Africa, expectations were high for the enfranchisement of the acutely underdeveloped majority in South Africa. But problems abound, and this educational study looks critically at the educational situation and puts forth a number of proposals that could produce better results in contemporary South by:

This book makes the complex, and sometimes confusing debates on Africa’s economic growth experience more accessible to a wide range of readers interested in the Africa story. It is essential reading for students and researchers in African Studies, and will be of great interest to scholars in Development Studies, Political Economy, and Cited by: 5. The South African economy has been described by economist Ruchir Sharma in his recent book Breakout Nations as “a developed market wrapped inside an emerging market". Two decades on from the formal end of the old apartheid regime, the South African economy can lay claim to being one of the wealthiest in Africa and one with a stable functioning democracy. Sadly, the failed state scenario seems quite likely. 50 years is a long time: here's a ten year view. In early , the electricity network started collapsing, and load-shedding became a common part of South African life. Companies scrambled to. Komla has written more than academic journal articles and research reports on a wide range of development related topics. He is author of Re-thinking Development in Africa: An Oral History Approach from Botoku, Rural Ghana (Langaa, ). Watch Komla talk about his book Re-thinking Development in Africa here.

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 , as South Africa`s development loadstar and roadmap. It predated the adoption of File Size: 1MB. WOKE will be hosting a panel discussion on "Youth Development and the Future of South Africa" on Wednesday the 26th of February at Roof Garden Bar. The aim of this particular WOKE panel discussion is to dissect the issues youth face through open discussion by a panel of private and public sector stakeholders and to enlighten the young. The African continent’s generally woeful infrastructure has long acted as a brake on economic growth and poverty alleviation in the region. Better roads would help African farmers get their crops to markets. Better sanitation would significantly improve public health. Cheaper and more reliable electric power would allow manufacturing sectors to expand. This collection of essays . Subtitled “Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Explores the Madness in His Country, His Tribe and Himself”, this book was a bestseller in South Africa and elsewhere when it came out in By a member of one of Afrikanerdom’s leading apartheid families, it goes into the heart of darkness of a country in turmoil.