Local economic development
The objective in this paper is to review the technology stations program at Tshwane University of Technology. The technology stations are a product of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) policy objectives. The DST's policy is aimed at strengthening and expanding mutually beneficial links between universities of technology and small, medium-sized and micro enterprises (SMMEs). The analysis disclosed the contribution of the technology stations to technology transfer in the SMME economy of the electronics and chemicals sub-sectors.
- Profession and professional
- Rise of information age and professionals
- South Korea, Japan, Germany, Afrikaners in South Africa
- Thought leadership
- Local as sub-national
- Concluding remarks
19 years into democracy and we still have huge challenges of development:
Date: 18 September 2013
Venue: Institute for Economic Research and Innovation (IERI), Tshwane University of Technology.Pretoria
In no country in the world is social and economic development and potential evenly distributed & it is not possible for social and economic development & potential to be distributed evenly across geographic space.
Diverse and disparate spatial contexts suggests that policy design must be informed by the specific conditions in particular areas ‐ a policy approach which itself should be differentiated and conducive to the requirements of the different contexts.
- Exchanging experiences: similarities and differences between Brazil and South Africa
- Important lessons from the LIPS
2.1. Methodological lessons
2.2. Policy lessons
- Ongoing questions
- To assess the current level of efficiency in the collection and disposal of solid waste produced by the 7 categories of waste in the CBD of Pretoria.
- To identify factors that are responsible for the inefficient management and disposal of solid waste produced by the 7 categories of waste in the CBD of Pretoria.
- Construct a model that could be used for improving efficiency in the management of solid waste in the CBD of Pretoria.