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South Africa and Rising powers in international development

South Africa
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Population: 49000000
  • Size: 1219912.0 Km2

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Quotas may diversify imports instead of helping local industry
J. van Eeden; R. Sandrey / Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa 2007
South Africa imposed quotas on the importation of selected clothing lines from China to slow the trade flow of imports. This paper answers the question whether those quotas are meeting their goal. To do so, it examines the changes in ...
An analysis of country characteristics that discourage trade will help exploit trade potentials
J.H. Eita; A.C. Jordaan / University of Pretoria 2007
The South African government has identified the wood sector as one of the priority sectors that need to be promoted and developed in order to accelerate growth and reduce unemployment and poverty. This paper analyses the determinants ...
Developing the institutional capacity of China, India, Brazil and South Africa for international climate change policy
F. Yamin / Institute of Development Studies UK 2007
The role of large developing countries in combating climate change will become increasingly important as the world negotiates a post-2012 agreement on climate change. This report summarises the activities undertaken by the BASIC Proje...
How can Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) improve their interaction with governments?
K. Muloongo / CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation 2007
Based on three case studies from Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe, this study examines how civil society actors relate to the government and its policies at national levels. It aims to make a contribution to building closer coope...
Introducing a developmental state in South Africa?
Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
This paper summarises the main findings from a one-day policy dialogue on “The Impact of Liberalisation on the South African Economy: The case of the tourism and clothing sectors” held in May 2007 in South Africa. ...
South Africa’s problem with 'Made in China' textiles
R. Mabugu; M. Chitiga / Poverty and Economic Policy Network 2007
An important debate is underway in South Africa, on whether it should protect its deteriorating textile industry. This paper examines whether implementing trade barriers will result in better domestic policy objectives. It provides a ...
Provides practical tools for achieving poverty reduction through mitigation and adaptation to climate change
South South North 2006
The South South North network adopts a pragmatic approach to tackling climate change and sustainable development. This module incorporates the main approaches and provides a toolkit for practitioners wishing to implement mitigation an...
South Africa’s role in achieving global security
M. Soko / Centre for Policy Studies, South Africa 2007
Member countries of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum seek to position themselves as regional leaders in the pursuit of global security. This paper examines the role of IBSA in international security through the lens...
Are South African retailers following good labour practices?
N. Ascoly / Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations 2007
This report explores the labour standards and corporates social responsibility (CSR) codes of South African garment retailers. Short profiles of several South African retailers are presented, along with available information on their ...
Migration can have positive developmental impacts: the Southern African case
V. Williams / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2006
The migration of persons across international boundaries in search of better opportunities or as a result of war, conflict and political instability has risen substantially. This paper points out that this movement of persons signific...
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