Playing Chicken: Food and Trade in Southern Africa

Playing Chicken: Food and Trade in Southern Africa

Chicken is the largest and cheapest source of protein for people in Southern Africa. In this video, CCRED Director, Prof. Simon Roberts, looks at the competitiveness of this industry within the region.

Reena Das Nair – Southern Africa: Supermarkets Across the Region

Reena Das Nair – Southern Africa: Supermarkets Across the Region

CCRED, Senior Researcher, Reena Das Nair, discusses the challenges and bottlenecks that make it very difficult for suppliers to get their products onto supermarket shelves and how some of these challenges can be overcome.

Regional integration in southern Africa through supermarkets

Regional integration in southern Africa through supermarkets

CCRED Senior Researchers, Thando Vilakazi and Reena das Nair's mini-documentary portrays the lack of local suppliers involvement in regional supermarkets expansion. 

Why new entrants struggle to break into South Africa’s retail space

Why new entrants struggle to break into South Africa’s retail space

Reena das Nair, Senior Researcher at CCRED, writes an opinion piece on why new entrants struggle to break into South Africa’s retail space.

Prof. Simon Roberts discusses barriers to entry on CNBC Africa.

Prof. Simon Roberts discusses barriers to entry on CNBC Africa.

In a series of studies funded by the National Treasury, CCRED has identified substantial barriers to the entry and growth of new entrepreneurs and producers hoping to gain a foothold in the market. Prof. Simon Roberts, Director at CCRED discusses some of the findings of the studies.

Thando Vilakazi discusses barriers to entry in the SA Economy on SABC

Thando Vilakazi discusses barriers to entry in the SA Economy on SABC

In a series of studies funded by the National Treasury, CCRED has identified substantial barriers to the entry and growth of new entrepreneurs and producers hoping to gain a foothold in the market. Thando Vilakazi, senior researcher at CCRED discusses some of the findings of the studies

Regional value chains in Southern Africa and regional integration - Zambia

Regional value chains in Southern Africa and regional integration - Zambia

Judith Fessehaie is a research associate at Centre for Competition Regulation and Economic development. In this video she presents on regional value chains in Southern Africa and regional integration.

Evaluating local and regional supplier inputs to mega-infrastructure projects

Evaluating local and regional supplier inputs to mega-infrastructure projects

Tatenda Zengeni, a junior researcher at the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development presents lessons drawn from Moatize railway on evaluating local and regional supplier inputs to mega-infrastructure projects. 

Regional integration and the role of supermarkets

Regional integration and the role of supermarkets

 Reena das Nair, a senior researcher at the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) in this interview hosted by Trade Industrial Policy strategies and UNU - Wider, provides information about research on supermarket value chains in Southern Africa. 

Regional integration and mining value chains

Regional integration and mining value chains

Judith Fessehaie, a senior associate at the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) in this interview hosted at the Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies and UNU - Wider annual conference, outlines her research on regional mining value chains in Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

REVIEW OF POLICY AND REGULATION IN THE LIQUID FUELS SECTOR

REVIEW OF POLICY AND REGULATION IN THE LIQUID FUELS SECTOR

Prof. Simon Roberts and Pamela Mondliwa presented their review of policy and regulation in the liquid fuels industry in South Africa on the 27th of February 2014.

FREIGHT RAIL REVIEW

FREIGHT RAIL REVIEW

Basani Baloyi presented her review of the freight rail sector on the 18th of February, 2014 at UJ.

REVIEW OF REGULATORS ORIENTATION AND PERFORMANCE IN THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY

REVIEW OF REGULATORS ORIENTATION AND PERFORMANCE IN THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY

The Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) is one of the key industries identified for the energy sector review. As part of the review, this seminar aims to explore the key themes, debates and issues impacting and influencing regulation in the ESI and the consequences for economic development. 

THE IMPACT OF REGULATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SOE'S

THE IMPACT OF REGULATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SOE'S

Dr. Grove Steyn of Meridian Economics presented a seminar on the 9th of October at CCRED on the impact of regulation on the performance of SOEs in South Africa. 

PORTS REGULATION: ARE WE ACHIEVING THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PORTS ACT? INDIA vs AUSTRALIA

PORTS REGULATION: ARE WE ACHIEVING THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PORTS ACT? INDIA vs AUSTRALIA

Dr Sheila Farrell will present on how the Ports Regulator in South Africa has interpreted the provisions of the 2005 Ports Act, and how far this goes in achieving the objectives of the Ports Act. The discussion will draw on international experiences of Ports Regulators in India, Australia and elsewhere.

REVIEW OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR

REVIEW OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR

The review of the electronic communications sector includes an overview of economic regulation of the electronic communications sector, linkages between the regulation of the sector and economic growth, as well as a sector performance review including an assessment of pricing, network penetration, employment, investment and profitability.