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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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Genesis to evaluate campaign against sugary drinks

Genesis Analytics has been awarded a six-month contract by Vital Strategies to support the evaluation of a communication campaign aimed at reducing the consumption of sugary drinks in South Africa .Obesity in South Africa has been increasing over the past 30 years, making it the country with the highest obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Genesis is M&E partner to Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Jobs Africa initiative

Genesis Analytics has been awarded a two-year grant by The Rockefeller Foundation to serve as monitoring and evaluation (M&E) partner to their Digital Jobs Africa (DJA) initiative, which was set up in response to the challenge of widespread youth unemployment in Africa.

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Emirates’ study warns of losses to tourism

SA would lose more than 140,000 inbound foreign tourists if Emirates Airline were to halt flights to the country, according to an economic impact study prepared by Genesis Analytics for  the airline.

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Newsletters

The end is naira

The Economist’s blog recently ran an article on Nigeria’s Eurobond negotiations under the title ‘The end is naira’, highlighting the travails of the economy and the hapless mismanagement of the naira.

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Damages: Counting the costs

In the wake of collusion findings against a number of construction companies, momentum is now growing to bring damages claims against these firms.

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Banking risk in the digital age

Genesis highlights its partnership with Parker Fitzgerald this month by sharing an article on digital risk from their Quarterly Outlook.

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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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