Innovative solutions to SA water security challenge
The Innovation Hub Management Company’s Green Economy Unit engaged Genesis to identify potential opportunities that exist for SMMEs in the Gauteng city region to contribute to the growth of the South African economy by providing innovative solutions to the water-security challenge.
Digital-credit scoring tool to expand credit to MSMEs
Genesis has proposed the development of a digital-credit scoring tool for micro, small and medium enterprise lending in Zimbabwe. The tool will be developed to enable financial service providers to lend to previously excluded entrepreneurs and MSMEs across a number of economic sectors using alternative data and non-traditional sources of data.
Seed strategy to increase output of smallholder farmers
Genesis developed a seed business-development strategy for the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as a tool that will guide, orient and define expected outputs in how the project interacts and collaborates with seed stakeholders in Mozambique.
Cases show way for climate-smart farming in Zimbabwe
Seven successful cases of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) in Zimbabwe, documented by Genesis, are to be included in a manual being written for the country’s eight agricultural colleges. Genesis was contracted by Vuna, a regional DFID-funded programme on CSA to document these cases.
Early flood forecasting system for Incomati Basin
Genesis was engaged as the financial and economic adviser on a three-year project to support a holistic flood risk mitigation system in the Incomati Basin. Our work was integral in establishing the need for an early warning flood forecasting system (EWFFS) and its requirements for financial sustainability.
Feasibility of dam to boost Mbabane water supply
Genesis was part of a multi-disciplinary team providing input to the feasibility study of the Nondvo Dam in Swaziland. Given water-supply constraints in Swaziland, the government aims to augment water supply to the capital city, Mbabane, through the dam.
Plan for safe water in 12 Zambian border towns
Genesis was retained as the project economists for the 12 Towns Project aimed at providing a sustainable and equitable supply of safe water and appropriate sanitation to 12 border towns in Zambia, a country strategically and centrally located in the SADC region.
Genesis supports SADC water and infrastructure projects
Genesis worked with the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF), a DFID-funded facility that prepares water and infrastructure projects across SADC, in the design and delivery of water infrastructure that fosters sustainable development of the region’s water, food and energy security.
Expert analysis of carbon tax proposal for BUSA
Genesis was appointed by Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) to provide expert analysis and input in a review of the National Treasury’s discussion document regarding the possible implementation of a carbon tax intended to internalise environmental costs and reduce emissions.