Lindile L Ndabeni, PhD

One Size Does Not Fit All: Assessing the Potential Impact of Public Participation on Sustainable Local Development

2012
Published in: 
The People Shall Govern: Public Participation Beyond Slogans, Deliberations of the International Conference on Public Participation. Chapter 3, pages 240-253
Author/s: 
Ndabeni L., and Jonas, S.
Publisher: 
Gauteng Provincial Legislature
ISBN: 
978-0-621-41679-4

Conventional approaches to local development have not been successful in eradicating poverty, unemployment, and inequality. These challenges continue to face policy makers and development practitioners in South Africa. More specifically, it has become clear that at the global level, there are structural differences between the global North and the global South. What makes sense in the North may have different results in the South. Typically, tailoring development strategies in the global South offer alternative agenda for development planners in the South.

Rethinking the linkages between teaching and extension in South Africa

2009
Published in: 
Science and Public Policy, 36(2), March 2009, pages 127-132
Series: 
Author/s: 
Lindile Ndabeni
Publisher: 
Oxford Journals
ISBN: 
ISSN: 0302-3427, e-ISSN: 1471-5430

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.

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Innovation Technology and the Challenges of Low-and Medium-tech SMEs: the Case of Forest Products SMEs

2011
Published in: 
Lucius Botes, Roel Jongeneel, and Sytse Strijbos (eds), Re-Integrating Technology and Economy in Human Life and Society, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Working Conference of the IIDE, 2011
Series: 
Author/s: 
Lindile Ndabeni
Publisher: 
International Institute for Development and Ethics (IIDE)
ISBN: 
978 90 361 0285 8

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

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