The province is at the centre of South Africa and the dominant sectors are agriculture, mining, manufacturing and the tertiary sectors, making it ideal for transport logistics and agro-processing.
While the Western Cape has a lower unemployment rate than most regions, the problem is still acute. Blueberries may provide part of the answer.
Facilities at the hub will include a centre for research and processing facilities to create more value from the raw product.
South Africa’s wine tourism sector is experiencing rapid growth and gaining international recognition, making this a lucrative sector for investment.
With the signing off on four new wind projects in April 2018, the Eastern Cape reinforced its position as a prime destination for wind power.
Preparations for the 7th edition of AgriTech Expo 2020, the leading outdoor agriculture machinery trade fair in Sub Saharan Africa, is in full swing.
The Western Cape’s exports are expanding while the region’s reputation as a technology hub continues to grow.
The Red Tape Reduction Unit was established by DEDAT in 2011. Its main objective was to remove bureaucratic blockages to make it easier and more cost-effective to do business in the Western Cape.
A pilot project in the small rural town of De Rust has shown that a constructed wetland system and wastewater reuse can improve the health of a catchment system and convert wastewater into a useful resource.
A new report commissioned by IFC and ESMAP finds that energy storage deployments in emerging markets are expected to grow by 40% annually over the coming decade.