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Report: South Africa and the Post 2015 Agenda

08 February 2017

In 2015, I had the privilege and pleasure of speaking at Trialogue’s annual CSI Conference, held in May at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg. My presentation took the form of a debate on the new Sustainable Development Goals and their relevance for South Africa. It’s one of those conversations for which a clear case for or against cannot be made intelligently. Because who can really argue against, in principle, a global compact for poverty alleviation?
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COMMUNITY ownership has become a hotly contested issue in the renewable energy sector. The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme requires all power plants to be owned, in part,

by local communities.
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The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection hosted a Roundtable on Black Industrialists in the Green Economy today. The discussion centred around political, economic and security implications of discourse on the Green economy. A focus area in the conversation was on the renewable energy procurement programme. Joining CNBC Africa to share some insight into this core area is Fumani Mthembi, Managing Director of Knowledge Pele.
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How did five entrepreneurs in their twenties ­– none of them engineers – manage to break into the renewable energy sector? “We had the heart for it,” says Boipelo Moloabi (now 35), one of the five founders of the Pele Energy Group.
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This study is a collaboration between Knowledge Pele, UCT's Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics (RUBEN), Georgia State University and The Southern Africa Sustainable Development Initiative (SASDI). For more on the research and funding opportunities, contact: startingchance@knowledgepele.com
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