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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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The BRICS initiatives towards a new financial architecture: an assessment with some proposals
S. Sen / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
It is heartening, the author of this paper argues, to observe that developing countries, led by China and other BRICS members have been successful to organise alternative sources of credit flows . aiming for financial stability, growt...
Deepening trade and investment relations post-AGOA: three options for South Africa
C. Prinsloo; C. Ncube / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the US and Africa look to engage at the 2016 annual African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum under the theme of ‘Maximizing AGOA Now While Preparing for the Future beyond AGOA’, two pertinent issues come to...
South Africa in Africa: the dilemmas of foreign policy and human rights
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Johannesburg-based Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) hosted two public dialogues in Cape Town, one on 11 April 2016 on “South Africa in Africa: National ...
Macroeconomic policy in times of slow growth and crisis
S. Seguino / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
South Africa faces a series of macroeconomic challenges in the coming months that will strain its ability to address its most pressing need – more jobs. The macroeconomic policy approach taken in the recent time period largely ad...
South African and the DRC: evaluating a South–South partnership for peace, governance and development
N.A. Besharati; C. Rawhani / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The ‘Rise of the South’* and the role of ‘emerging powers’ in global development has animated much of the political and economic discourse of the past decade. There is, however, little empirical evidence on the con...
The BRICS on the road to COP 21
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
The impact of the actions of the countries that constitute the BRICS goes beyond the scope of the economic sector, reaching, among others, the socio-environmental agenda through issues such as the exploitation of natural resou...
The contribution of low-carbon cities to South Africa's greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals: briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
P. Wolpe; Y. Reddy / Stockholm Environment Institute 2015
South Africa is ranked among the world’s top 12 largest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitters, largely due to dependence on plentiful coal for electricity generation and an energy-intensive industrial and mining sector. Under the Copenha...
The New Development Bank: Moving the BRICS from an acronym to an institution
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) is set to issue its first loans in the second quarter of 2016. The bank, the latest addition to the global development finance landscape, was initiated due to a number of factors in emerging econom...
Social innovation as a tool for enhancing women's resilience to climate change: a look at the BRICS
P. Cruz; I. Todaro; E. Bizzi / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2016
The BRICS countries face both the challenges of developing nations in facing climate change and bear the responsibility of the developed ones. These countries have been leaders for the developing world in climate negotiations ...
Making sustainable development the key focus of the BRICS New Development Bank
T. Bertelsmann-Scott; C. Friis; C. Prinsloo / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the New Development Bank (NDB) gears up to extend its first loans in the second quarter of 2016, with its self-stated aim to ‘fund infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies’...
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