National Treasury IGR-CSP convenes a bi-monthly City Economic Development Managers' Forum in terms of a City Budget Forum decision to focus on city economic recovery within the COVID-19 disaster. COGTA, the DALLRD, DSBD, DTIC and SEDA all participate.
The CSP (IGR-NT) convened a SNDB Re-Launch Event on the 1 – 2 October 2019 attended by 92 participants from the metros, the Presidency, National Treasury, the DTIC and programme partners. The aim of the event was re-energise the programme implemented by the metros with the support of National Treasury (CSP), the World Bank Group (WBG), the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), and the UK Prosperity Fund.
This CSP (IGR-NT) convened discussion was attended by 67 participants from metros, sector departments and other organisations -receiving inputs from all 8 metros on the financial impact on municipalities of water and sanitation responses to COVID-19.
The CSP (IGR-NT) convened a Think-Tank on "Positioning South African Cities for a COVID-19 Economic Recovery", attended by 43 participants representing government departments, city practitioners, city network organisations, academics and economic development practitioners.
This book detailing the first five years of
the City Support Programme (CSP) of the national Treasury in South Africa
provides a unique insight into the conceptual, policy, institutional, and
personal labour involved in trying to tackle some of the most wicked and
intractable issues in post-Apartheid South Africa.
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