rural development

 
Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate
Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate
Shared value in the mining industry should result in the creation of a multilayered economy that supersedes the value of a mining operation. This...
The ideal partner in multiple use water services
The ideal partner in multiple use water services
For the Water Research Commission (WRC) to operationalise their project on multiple water resource usage, they require a funding partner. To this...
Land is the gold required for economic transformation
Land is the gold required for economic transformation
Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle said land in South Africa was “gold” and was an important resource, not only for farming but also for...
ANC talks tough on land, wealth tax and minimum wage
ANC talks tough on land, wealth tax and minimum wage
Still recalibrating after last year’s local election defeats and amid escalating tensions among its top leaders, the ANC plan for 2017 is to manage...
Ingonyama Trust: it could be 20 years before KZN residents get title deeds
Ingonyama Trust: it could be 20 years before KZN residents get title deeds
It could take decades for most of the people living on the Ingonyama Trust land to get their hands on title deeds. The landmark announcement three weeks ago by King Goodwill Zwelithini — the first of its kind in the country — means people living on the...
Plans to impose limits on sizes of farms
Plans to impose limits on sizes of farms
The government is planning to impose limits on farm sizes to free up parcels of land to hand over to black South Africans, Rural Development...
How SA can spread renewable energy to low-income areas
How SA can spread renewable energy to low-income areas
There has been a rapid decline in the costs of solar and wind power, to such an extent that both technologies are now cheaper than nuclear or
Comment: Too much stick, not enough carrot
Comment: Too much stick, not enough carrot
During a recent consultation with the national department of health on the much-maligned promulgation of the section of the National Health Act...
[Video]Mayixhale family: Another election, little change
[Video]Mayixhale family: Another election, little change
We visited the Mayixhale family in the Eastern Cape in 2004 and 2009 to find out how life has progressed between elections. This is their 2014 story.
Khaya Dlanga: The villages are possessed by hopelessness
Khaya Dlanga: The villages are possessed by hopelessness
I went to the Transkei to my cousin’s funeral in the village of Ngwegweni, not far from Mount Ayliff, this past weekend. It is one of...
Wise ways to use wetlands
Wise ways to use wetlands
When a belligerent community member stood up to give his feedback on a workshop about looking after wetlands, the facilitators sucked in their...
Unlocking answers starts with listening
Unlocking answers starts with listening
Two years after the North-West University opened its Centre of Child, Youth and Family studies in Wellington, Western Cape, the research centre is...

Client Media Releases

FutureLearn welcomes CBDO
Survey: Most Influential Brands in SA
ITWeb's GRC conference set for February 2019
Survey rejects one-sided views on e-tolls
Huawei forms partnerships to boost ICT skills development