In addition, under the South Africa Knowledge Hub, the WBG initiated the Southern Africa TB in the Mining Sector Initiative, which is taking an innovative and a more harmonized regional approach to tackling TB among mineworkers in the area. Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
In this role, she oversees the work of the Global Practices and CrossCutting Solutions Areas (CCSAs) that bring together the best expertise from across the World Bank Group, and from partners, to help countries tackle their most complex challenges in the area of sustainable development.
concern in most urban and suburban areas. With a 46bn budget deficit and critical shortfalls in pension and healthcare benefits, bickering legislators who must reach a 2/3s majority cannot agree on how to close shortterm gaps let alone develop a strategy to tackle the long forgotten infrastructure backlog.
NEVA MAKGETLA: Why SA must bring the neglected former homelands into the national fold There is no coherent strategy to tackle the extreme poverty and lagging government services in the former ...
Pensions are a complex area but they should not be neglected. The earlier and more you contribute, the more likely you are to achieve financial security in retirement. There is a sound reason that actuaries and the Government actively encourage people to think about pension planning sooner rather than later.
Mar 28, 2014· The South African Civil Society Information Service. In 2011 the world's 40 largest mining companies spent 26 billion on such "share buybacks", which were legalised in South Africa in 1999. Dividends paid out by South African NFCs rose from 25% of their gross operating surplus in 1995 to a height of 45% in 2007.
180Million Investment Announced to Tackle the Hidden Cost of Gold ... according to the backers of the new 180million program to reform the artisanal and smallscale mining sector. "From smartphones to wedding rings, gold passes through all of our hands every day. ... largely neglected .
PRETORIA, November 4, 2014 – More than million South Africans are lifted out of poverty through fiscal policy, which taxes the richer in society and redirects resources to raise the income of the poor through social spending programs, according to a recently released World Bank Group (WBG) report. The South Africa Economic Update: Focus on Fiscal Policy and Redistribution in an Unequal ...
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Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current professional thinking and practice. Despite this, achieving sustainable mine closure remains a pressing legacy issue and world wide, mines continue to fall short of addressing even predictable closure impacts. This is no different in South Africa.
Rajasthan is a mineralrich state and has a diversified economy having agriculture, mining and tourism as its main engines of growth. The state mines produce gold, silver, sandstone, limestone, marble, rock phosphate, copper and lignite. It is the second largest producer of cement and contributes one tenth of the salt produced in India.
Business and labour meet to try tackle crises facing SA together 'The systemic attack on our democracy has eaten into investor and consumer confidence leading to the current slowdown of economic ...
As part of the reforms, the age of pension eligibility was reduced from 65 years of age to 60 for men and 55 for women. Entitlement to old age, disability and survivor pensions was extended to workers in subsistence activities in agriculture, fishing and mining, and to those in informal employment.
ERM's Mining Sector practitioners are cohosting a Sustainability Learning Day at the Investing in African Mining Indaba. Running from 69 February, this is the world's largest gathering of mining's most influential stakeholders and decisionmaker... South Africa
Jun 15, 2015· Coal crash: how pension funds face huge risk from climate change. Special report: The plummeting coal sector and a growing green divestment movement is leaving firms who still invest in fossil fuels and connected pension holders heavily exposed.
Dec 01, 2012· That mining sector regulation is not captured under hydrocarbon policy in Ghana's present, still evolving, situation is trite knowledge. However, the neat demarcations across the extractive sector that the Minerals Commission appears to want to create are unfortunately simplistic.