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SA-TIED work stream 6: Regional growth for southern Africa’s prosperity

Policy makers face critical decisions regarding a regional economic strategy in southern Africa and this work stream will bring together personnel from UNU-WIDER, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), and Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies...

southern Africa Southern African Development Community
Working Paper
Options for suitable biofuel farming: Experience from Southern Africa

Southern African countries’ interest in biofuel is due of its rural development potential. Finding models to optimize this benefit is therefore paramount...

Biofuel Jatropa Sugarcane
Working Paper
The Southern African poultry value chain: Regional development versus national imperatives

This paper highlights the key strategies, both regional and domestic, that have led to the current structure of the poultry value chain in Southern Africa...

Industrial policy Poultry Regional integration
Working Paper
Land and agronomic potential for biofuel production in Southern Africa

The Southern African region, from a purely biophysical perspective, has huge potential for biofuel production, especially in Mozambique and Zambia...

Biofuel southern Africa Production potential
Working Paper
Constraints to biofuel feedstock production expansion in Zambia

World biofuel production has been increasing to improve energy security and mitigate global warming...

Biofuels Social constraints biophysical constraints
Working Paper
Analysis of the animal feed to poultry value chain in Zambia

Rapid population growth, urbanization, and income growth are triggering increased demand for high-value agricultural products across Southern Africa with scope for gains from trade and regional integration...

Regional value chains southern Africa Poultry
Working Paper
Institutional arrangements for biofuel feedstock production in Zambia

Given likely increases in biofuel demand across Southern Africa, we identify suitable production models in Zambia for the Southern African market...

Biofuels feedstocks Institutional Arrangements Zambia
Working Paper
Towards the integration of markets: Competition in road transportation of perishable goods between Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Rapid urbanization and rising income levels in Southern Africa have increased the consumption of perishable and processed food products...

Road transportation Food industry and trade Cross-border logistics
Working Paper
Understanding intra-regional transport: Competition in road transportation between Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Efficient transport links are critical to enhancing the integration of markets in Southern Africa...

Cross-border logistics Road transportation southern Africa
Working Paper
Identifying growth opportunities in the Southern African Development Community through regional value chains: The case of the animal feed to poultry value chain

This paper considers findings of studies analysing the development of a regional animal feed to poultry value chain in southern Africa (Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)...

Value chains southern Africa Poultry
Growth and development policy – new data, new approaches, and new evidence

Economies in the southern Africa region face thorny challenges when it comes to the transformation of their economies, job creation, and the need to share the benefits of growth. For the past three years, more than 100 researchers have engaged in a...

30 November 20161 December 2016
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!, 213 Thys Street, Pretoria Menlyn, South Africa
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Research Brief
Supermarkets and regional growth in Southern Africa

Supermarkets are potential partners in regional industrial development and should be considered in future policy making While the growth of supermarkets in the region has improved competitive pricing and accessibility to a broader range of products a...

southern Africa Economic growth Regional growth
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