Presentations and Other

Understanding the Role of Professionals in Local Development: Supporting Capacities for Local Development

2011
Published in: 
Presented at the Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, 21 December 2011
Series: 
Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, 21 December 2011
Author/s: 
Lindile L. Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)

Outline

  • Profession and professional
  • Rise of information age and professionals
  • Indigenization
    • South Korea, Japan, Germany, Afrikaners in South Africa
  • Thought leadership
  • Local as sub-national
  • Concluding remarks

Innovation and Agriculture-Led Local Economic Development

2011
Published in: 
Presented at the Second International Conference on Local Government, Durban, 26-28 October 2011
Series: 
Second International Conference on Local Government, Durban, 26-28 October 2011
Author/s: 
Lindile L. Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)
ISBN: 

Conclusions

Ward Committee systems as an Effective Public Participation Process

2012
Published in: 
Presented at the Gauteng Provincial Speakers' Forum Strategic Session, 30 May 2012
Series: 
Gauteng Provincial Speakers' Forum Strategic Session, 30 May 2012
Author/s: 
Lindile L. Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)

Introduction

Rural Development in the Broader Context of Economic Development and Innovation

2012
Published in: 
Presented at the Local Development Seminar, Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, Lusikisiki, 27-28 December 2012
Series: 
Local Development Seminar, Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, Lusikisiki, 27-28 December 2012
Author/s: 
Lindile L. Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)
ISBN: 

Concluding remarks:

Where there are no Jobs: The Challenges of Development at O.R. Tambo District Municipality

2013
Published in: 
Presented at the O.R. Tambo District Municipality Strategic Planning Workshop, Mzamba, 11-14 February 2013
Series: 
O.R. Tambo District Municipality Strategic Planning Workshop, Mzamba, 11-14 February 2013
Author/s: 
Lindile L. Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)

19 years into democracy and we still have huge challenges of development:

  • Poverty
  • Unemployment
  • Inequality

Rural development

The Informal Sector and the Challenges of Development in South Africa

2013
Published in: 
Presented at the Human Development and Knowledge Economy, Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, India, 19-20 February 2013
Series: 
Human Development and Knowledge Economy, Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, India, 19-20 February 2013
Author/s: 
Lindile L Ndabeni and Rasigan Maharajh
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)
ISBN: 

After nearly two decades since the ending of apartheid colonialism, poverty, unemployment, inequality, and environmental degradation remain persistent problems. In seeking to improve the quality of life for all its inhabitants, South Africa must also reduce poverty, create employment, and redress widening inequalities. Both at national and provincial levels, policy development aims to enhance inclusive development.

Competencies of Global Competitive City Region Managers

2008
Published in: 
Presented at the !st Annual Gauteng Senior Managers Conference, Johannesburg, 15 May 2008
Series: 
!st Annual Gauteng Senior Managers Conference
Author/s: 
Lindile Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI)

In managing Gauteng as a global city region it will be important to enhance:

  • Alliances with regional universities and research centres
  • Boost the regional innovation systems of Gauteng
  • Overcome silos in policy making and improve co-ordination in the management of the city region

Rethinking the benchmarking of agricultural and rural innovation

2011
Published in: 
9th Globelics International Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Series: 
Author/s: 
Erika Kraemer-Mbula
Publisher: 
ISBN: 

The purpose of this paper is to re-examine the role that benchmarking can play in rural and agricultural innovations. Although generally known as ‗traditional sectors‘, rural activities are far from static but rather driven by old and new challenges pleading for innovative responses. Despite the broad range of insights from the burgeoning literature on innovation systems during the last decade, most benchmarking thinking and practice still remains highly science-based and centred in promoting public R&D, especially in developing countries.

Impact of technology incubators on the underlying processes of innovation in the South African ICT sector

2010
Published in: 
8th Globelics International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Series: 
Author/s: 
Erika Kraemer-Mbula
Publisher: 
ISBN: 

The contribution of innovation to social and economic progress of developing countries is widely recognised. Governments and other actors are actively seeking to increase the firms' ability to deliver successful innovation to multiple sectors, particularly those related to emerging technologies - such as ICTs.

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