Can investment in public sector infrastructure result in job creation?
Genesis was appointed by the Jobs Fund within the Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) – a repeat client – to conduct an impact evaluation on selected infrastructure investment projects. The assignment included a comprehensive review of the overall infrastructure investment portfolio consisting of nine projects in total.
Charting a new course for failing state-owned enterprises
Genesis worked with the National Planning Commission, a nucleus government advisory agency, to assess state-owned enterprises' performance and contribution to achieving the National Development Plan’s Vision 2030 of economic transformation and inclusive growth.
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.
Danes investigate a project support facility for water programme
Genesis was contracted to assist the Danish embassy and Danish Environmental Protection Agency to conduct an investigation into establishing a project support facility (PSF) focused on investment planning and feasibility, project contracting, delivery modalities, financing and procurement.
Demand for storage facility to serve the Manu River Union
Genesis was contracted to undertake the final demand study for an inland storage distribution facility to serve the Manu River Union countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as part of the due diligence required to finalise the financing arrangements for the facility in Liberia.
Working on a solution to turn around South Africa’s rust belt
The CEOs’ Initiative, a grouping of 60 top CEOs, asked Genesis Analytics to diagnose the challenges in the Vaal region and come up with a solution. Our team worked with the government and big businesses in the region to design a rejuvenation plan.
Financial lead in multi-million plan to revamp Joburg CBD
Genesis was the lead financial and economic adviser on the Kopanong Precinct Project (KPP), which aims to transform the Johannesburg Central Business District (CBD) by upgrading and refurbishing office accommodation for the Gauteng Provincial Government.
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.
Genesis advises Lesotho on rural electrification
The Government of Lesotho has engaged Genesis Analytics in partnership with CRISIL – a global infrastructure advisory firm – to recommend changes to the institutional arrangements and functions of its Rural Electrification Unit to enable it to deliver on its mandate to increase rural electrification in Lesotho.
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.
Logistics hub for Harrismith
Genesis was retained as part of a consortium of firms providing transaction advisory services to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport for the development of the Harrismith Logistics Hub, an inland intermodal freight terminal with value-added logistics services.
Facilitating LPG shipments to the Western Cape
Genesis was retained by Avedia Energy, a firm involved in a wide range of LPG handling, trading and bottling activities, to assist in its contested application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for a licence to construct and operate an LPG storage facility in Saldanha in the Western Cape.
Development of tools for project appraisals
Genesis was appointed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Finance in Zambia to assist the country in developing a framework for appraising projects in order to ensure alignment between policy objectives of the government and the implementation of projects.
Chevron objects to liquid-fuel import terminal
Genesis was retained by Chevron SA to provide expert economic analysis and testimony to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) in terms of a licence application by Burgan Cape terminals to build a liquid fuel off-loading and storage facility in the port of Cape Town.
Expert advice on purchase of Lanseria airport
Genesis was retained by the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) to provide economic advice and an expert report relating to the proposed acquisition of Lanseria International Airport by an investment consortium that included the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).
Review of govt's infrastructure plan for big business
Genesis was retained by Business Leadership South Africa to conduct a detailed review of the National Infrastructure Plan of South Africa and to assess which of the government’s strategic infrastructure projects would lend themselves to private sector participation.
Expert advice on infrastructure regulatory framework
In a key report for the Office of the Presidency, Genesis developed a framework for economic regulators in the communications, transport, energy and water sectors. The framework focused on finding coherence in the design of regulations across the different sectors as differing approaches had previously been adopted.
Expert evidence opens way to cable producer merger
Genesis was commissioned to provide expert economic analysis and testimony before the Competition Commission in a case relating to a proposed merger between two of the largest telecommunications cable producers in South Africa, ATC and Aberdare.