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Genesis leads the way on innovation at evaluation conference

Genesis Analytics curated a strand on Innovations in Evaluation, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, at he AfrEA conference in Uganda last month. The conference brings together cutting-edge ideas from across the globe to allow for collaborative learning opportunities in order to deepen evaluative thinking and practice necessitated by the changes in the developing world. 

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Genesis salutes top economics students in class of 2016 at Maties

Genesis Analytics went to Stellenbosch University in March  to attend the prize-giving for the top Economics students in their Department of Economics. 

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Course with Gibs focuses on how business and government can work together

Cabinet reshuffle. Credit downgrade. Radical Economic Transformation. White Monopoly Capital. State capture. Price fixing. Political risk. Collusion. Corruption. South Africa is at a crossroads.

Recognising this, Genesis Analytics is partnering with the Gordon Institute for Business Science (GIBS) to present a two-day executive education programme, “Business and Government Relations: Working more effectively with the public sector”. 

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Genesis to test HIV awareness in South Africa

The Centre for Communication Impact (CCI) has commissioned Genesis Analytics to evaluate the ‘Testa Boy’ campaign and establish a baseline assessment of the knowledge and awareness of HIV viral load and treatment literacy among men and women in South Africa

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Cabinet approves evaluation of mining environmental governance

An evaluation by Genesis Analytics and Digby Wells Environmental of environmental governance in mining was endorsed by the Cabinet on 15 February 2017. The evaluation assessed the relevance and effectiveness of environmental legislation in mining and its implementation.

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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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