Upcoming Events

African Futures – The long view: Structural transitions for prosperity, 23 October 2018

Dr Jakkie Cilliers, head of African Futures and Innovation at the Institute for Security Studies, will present a synthesis of a number of recent publications on Africa’s current development pathway and the potential
impact of key transitions in demographics, industrialization and stability on various indices such as levels of poverty, population size and income, with a time horizon to 2030 and 2040.

Land Expropriation: Whether to do it; How to do it; & the Unintended Consequences, 22 October 2018

The recent parliamentary hearings on whether the Constitution should be amended to allow for land expropriation without compensation (EWC) have shown that, while almost everyone agrees on the need for accelerated land reform, there is little consensus about how this should be achieved; about how to do it in an economically responsible way; about whether large-scale EWC is an appropriate policy; and about the criteria for such expropriation.