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GENESIS IN $74-MILLION SOUTHERN AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTMENT PROJECT

Genesis is part of a consortium that has been awarded the $74-million contract to manage USAID’s Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (SATIH) programme. 

The purpose of the billion-rand SATIH programme over the next five years is to help a range of Southern African countries become competitive in agriculture and manufacturing, which will assist them succeed in global markets as well as enhance the region's food security.

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Springfield agreement fosters market systems development in Africa

Genesis Analytics and the UK-based Springfield Centre have formed a partnership to design, implement and evaluate market systems development programmes in Africa.“This partnership will combine Springfield’s global knowledge base with our deep practical experience of successful development projects in Africa,” said founder and chair of Genesis, Stephan Malherbe. “We expect the result to be more innovative interventions, more disciplined implementation, and more insightful and evidence-based evaluation.”

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Genesis study of Zimbabwe fuel price

A Genesis Analytics study has found that the Zimbabwe's fuel cost build up is the most expensive in the region, which forced retail fuel operators to operate at low profit margins.

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Genesis part of bid to improve EU-SA dialogue

Genesis Analytics is part of a consortium that has been awarded a  EUR3,436,500 contract with the European Union (EU) to provide technical assistance for the EU-South Africa Dialogue Facility.

"We are delighted to be part of the winning consortium to manage the EU-SA Dialogue Facility,” said Ryan Short, partner and head of the Shared Value practice, and who will serve as member of the project advisory committee.

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Engaging the private sector in climate-smart agriculture investment

Dr Manyewu Mutamba, senior study author and senior specialist on climate change at Genesis Analytics, is interviewed on why the private sector is a smart partner in scaling out climate-smart agriculture (CSA) solutions.

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Newsletters

The limits of mobile money

Every bank and investor in financial services faces difficult choices when it comes to mobile financial services. 

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Beware of the jaws: Banking in Africa in 2016

2016 will prove to be a watershed for many of Africa’s banks as their growth disappears along with many of the normal sources of dollar earnings. 

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Genesis Analytics in 2016

The year 2016 promises to be a challenging time in South Africa and beyond. Yet we have elected to continue to grow Genesis this year by investing in strong professionals, technical leadership and new areas.

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Reports & other Documents

Implementation evaluation of government incentive programme

This article in the African Evaluation Journal describes the implementation evaluation of the business process services (BPS) incentive programme undertaken by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Genesis Analytics and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) as part of the 2012/2013 National Evaluation Plan. By Nonceba Mashalaba, Alyna Wyatt, Jabu Mathe and Reshni Singh

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SAVER WAYA-­‐WAYA: ASISA Foundation’s Financial Literacy Programme

Evaluation of the ASISA Foundation Pilot Consumer Financial Education Project in Hammanskraal by Genesis Analytics.

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Effective Project Preparation for Africa’s Infrastructure Development

The lack of a strong pipeline of well-prepared, bankable projects has been widely recognized as one of the key constraints to infrastructure development in Africa. The objective of this paper is to raise both the demand and supply side issues, as well as to propose recommendations for addressing these concerns for the deliberation of the ICA Annual Meeting 2014.

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Evaluation of Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (Final report)

The purpose of this evaluation is to provide insight into the effectiveness and efficiency of the current model of implementation of the Support Programme of Industrial Innovation (SPII), assess the impact of SPII and to determine how the beneficial impacts can be strengthened.

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Implementation Evaluation of the Business Process Services Incentive Scheme Programme (Final report)

The Business Process Services (BPS) incentive scheme was launched by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in 2011 to enhance and contribute to South Africa‟s value proposition as a world class outsourcing destination for international investors and service providers.

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Anglo American's Economic Contribution to South Africa

Anglo American South Africa, in consultation with stakeholders, commissioned an assessment its economic contribution to South Africa. 

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