Community Engagement

Journal Article

2014
Geci Karuri-Sebina, Rasigan Maharajh, Alinah Segobye, Alioune Sall.
Keywords: Africa | African integration | Journal Article | Rasigan Maharajh

Presentations and Other

2013
Lindile L. Ndabeni

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

  • Poverty
  • Unemployment
  • Inequality

Rural development

Keywords: Lindile L Ndabeni, PhD | Local economic development | Presentations and Other
2012
Lindile L. Ndabeni

Introduction

  • Institute for Economic Research on Innovation
  • We undertake research that seeks to promote sustainable economic growth, social development and political democracy
  • We are centrally concerned with evidence-based policy research
  • We believe that academics should not only interpret the world without doing anything to change it
  • Background...
Keywords: Equality, inclusion and participation | Lindile L Ndabeni, PhD | Presentations and Other
2012
Lindile L. Ndabeni

Concluding remarks:

  • South Africa’s economy is largely driven by cities
  • Towns and cities serve as concentrations of economic activity within the national spatial economies
  • Economies of scale
  • Specialised business services
  • Infrastructure
  • 71% of population live in cities and towns, particularly along the coast, Gauteng, and Limpopo and...
Keywords: Innovation theory, systems and indicators | Lindile L Ndabeni, PhD | Presentations and Other
2011
Lindile L. Ndabeni

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
Keywords: Lindile L Ndabeni, PhD | Local economic development | Presentations and Other
2008
Lindile Ndabeni

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
Keywords: Innovation theory, systems and indicators | Lindile L Ndabeni, PhD | Presentations and Other

Selected Books, Chapters and Reports

2008
Thomas Pogue

South Africa remains one of the world's largest producers of gold, despite the majority of its deposits being several kilometres below the surface. In the late 1960s the depth of the gold deposits motivated the Chamber of Mines Research Organisation (COMRO), the industry's cooperative research institute, to undertake research and development of alternative technologies to extract the gold-...

Keywords: Innovation theory, systems and indicators | Selected Books, Chapters and Reports
2006
William Blankley, Mario Scerri, Neo Molotja, Imraan Saloojee (eds)

It is widely accepted that innovation is key to economic growth. Countries where research and innovation are high on the national agenda are best suited to prosper in the knowledge-based economy. Conversely, countries whose economies are mainly dependent on natural resources and basic industries tend to lack competitiveness and flexibility in adapting to changing global trends. The...

Keywords: Innovation theory, systems and indicators | Mario Scerri | Selected Books, Chapters and Reports

Conference Paper

2013
Erika Kraemer-Mbula

This paper explores innovation in rural health care systems in remote or marginalised areas where limited public health care is available. To overcome this challenge and satisfy the universal demand for health care, populations in remote rural areas often rely on multiple private providers that deliver services based on various sources of knowledge (both traditional and modern sciences). Rural...

Keywords: Conference Paper | Erika Kraemer-Mbula | Inclusive development | Innovation | Innovation theory, systems and indicators | Rural health | South Africa