Forum 2017
Industrialisation and Sustainable Growth

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Opening session

Keynote address - Lionel October, Director General at the Department of Trade and Industry

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Session 1: Renewable energy and inclusive growth

The need for coordinated renewable energy, trade and industrial policy: Avoiding unintended socio-economic consequences - Martin Cameron (Trade Research Advisory Pty Ltd)
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Changing market and policy dynamics of clean energy & economic innovation and low carbon development pathways in South Africa: Drivers, trends, and outlook - Jacob Park (Rutgers University, US)
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Understanding the domestic and international barriers to achieving localisation benefits from the Renewable Energy and Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme - Ellen Davies and Octabe Ligopi (WWW-SA)
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Session 2: Manufacturing and sustainable development: South African experiences

Capital intensity, employment and sustainability in the South African manufacturing sector - Anthony Black, Stephanie Craig, Paul Dunne (University of Cape Town)
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The nature and role of industrial symbiosis in South Africa - Sarah O’Carroll, Lauren Basson, Jarrod Lyons, Sam Smout, Henry Nuwarinda
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Developing green trade and industry opportunities in South Africa - Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Shakespear Mudombi, Christopher Wood, Bhava Deonarain (TIPS)
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Supporting an emerging water industry in South Africa: insights, opportunities and challenges - Valerie Naidoo (WRC)
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Session 3: Manufacturing and sustainable development: International experiences

Growth and development in the cosmetics, soaps and detergents regional value chains: South Africa and Zambia - Teboho Bosiu (CCRED), Farasai Chinanga (CCRED), Mwanda Phiri (ZIPAR)
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What are the factors hampering the manufacturing sector performance in Namibia? - Victoria Nambinga (National Planning Commission, Namibia)
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Green Industries: best practice examples - Claudia Linke-Heep (UNIDO)
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Session 4: Sustainability and socio-economic considerations

Governance for South Africa’s sustainability transition: A critical review - Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
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Effectiveness of gender equality in renewable energy policy communication campaigns for sustainable development - Wilson Okaka, Judith Irene Nagasha (Kyambogo University, Uganda)
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Socio-economic drivers for an inclusive and sustainable growth path - Samantha Munro (DNA Economics)
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Session 5: Carbon-intensive industries and sustainability

A just transition for South Africa's coal economy: optimising resource extraction and use for development - Jesse Burton (University of Cape Town)
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Solar thermal for decarbonising industrial process heat: industrial development without carbon emissions - Manisha Gulati, Louise Scholtz (Urban Futures: Policy & Futures Unit, WWF-SA
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Impact of climate change policy on the cement industry in India - Pooja Pal (University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India)
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The projected trajectory of South Africa’s GHG emissions - Shailendra Rajkumar (Sasol)
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Session 6: Towards a sustainable transport sector 

Transforming South Africa’s transport sector for sustainable development - Bhavna Deonarain and Kelello Mashiane (TIPS)

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Decarbonisation and the transport sector: a socio-economic analysis of transport sector futures In South Africa - T Caetano, B Merven, F Hartley, F Ahjum
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Economic benefits of extended producer responsibility initiatives in South Africa: the case of waste tyres - Faaiqa Hartley, Tara Caetano, Reza C Daniels
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Session 7: Agricultural value chains and sustainability

Sustainable agriculture for a better economy: policy planning and public financing - Selebogo Leshoro (Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
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Towards labour absorptive, low-carbon economic development: identifying interventions for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in key agricultural value chains in the Western Cape - Pieter Frederik Janse van Vuuren, Catherine Pineo, Lauren Basson, Usisipho Gogela
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Growth and development in the sugar to confectionery value chain in Zambia and South Africa - Francis Ziba, Reena das Nair, Maria Nkhonjera
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Session 8: Financing the sustainability transition

Increasing carbon financing: A strategy for climate change mitigation in Uganda - Jennifer Turyatemba Tumushabe ( Kabale University, Kabale, Uganda)
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A benchmarking paper on the role of infrastructure in economic development and promoting an inclusive low-carbon future in South Africa - Struan Robertson (TIPS)
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Estimating publicly-mobilised private finance for climate action: A South African Case Study - Lauren McNicoll (OECD), Raphael Jachnik (OECD), Gaylor Montmasson and Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
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Session 9: Unpacking the water-energy-food nexus

Some learnings from the water, food and energy nexus about decolonising the green economy for an Anthropocene Southern Africa - Mike Muller (Wits School of Governance)
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The impact of stranding power sector assets in South Africa: Using a linked model to understand economy-wide implications - Jesse Burton, Tara Caetano, Alison Hughes, Bruno Merven, Fadiel Ahjum and Bryce McCall (Energy Research Centre)
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Fragmented sectoral approach on water, energy and food in South Africa - Ntombi Radebe-Tsotetsi (The Innovation Hub)
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Climate change vulnerability and value chain assessment in Egypt and Kenya - Takeshi Takama, Ibnu Budiman, Novelita Wahyu Mondamina, Yudiandra Yuwono, Cynthia J Ismail
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Session 10: Sub-national experiences and sustainability

Mining, energy and low-carbon economy in South Africa: A platinum case study - Gaylor Montmsson-Clair (TIPS)
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Development towards green growth in Gauteng province: Opportunities and challenges - Ndidzulafhi Nenngwekhulu (The Innovation Hub)
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An assessment of the influence of growth poles on land use transformations in Uganda: Evidence from Kampala Industrial and Business Park - Aaron Achoroi (Makerere University, Uganda)
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