Publications

Roadmap for sustainable biofuels

Regulatory frameworks for improved development?

Against the backdrop of the need for an increase in energy efficiency and a decrease in energy and resource utilisation, andfor an economy that utilises fewer fossil raw materials and thatrelies more on renewable, environmentally friendly and naturalresources, this publication gathers articles in the field of nationaland international policies and regulations concerning biofuelswith a focus on southern Africa.

Roadmap for Sustainable Biofuels in Southern Africa

Regulatory Frameworks for Improved Development?

The finite nature of fossil raw materials and the necessity of climate protection call for a worldwide reform of energy and resource policies to promote the utilization of renewable, natural resources. This publication addresses these issues with a focus on southern Africa and pools the results of a workshop held by the Development and Rule of Law Programme of the University of Stellenbosch and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in November 2015.

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT

Research report on the potential of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme

The report provides insight on how the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) facilitates economic development in local communities. The report brings together perspectives of various stakeholders within the renewable energy industry: local community members, renewable energy experts and financiers.

When Xenophobia Rears Its Ugly Head

A variety of complex factors fuel xenophobia. The most recent xenophobic attacks in Durban demonstrate how the causes of xenophobia are profoundly complex and multifaceted and, indeed, what the response needs to be.

Human Rights Report Card 2017

In this publication series, the Centre for Constitutional Rights assesses regularly in how far the South African government, state organs and Chapter 9 Institutions have succeeded or failed in making constitutionally guaranteed Human Rights a reality.

Youth Employment Enterprise & Skills-Summit

Youth Employment Enterprise & Skills-Summit

The conference targeted the high youth unemployment rate South Africa and aimed at not only the identification of its major causes but also at the development of doable solutions to deal with the problem on the local level in Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape). The conference brought together unemployed youths, prospective employers and civil society organizations which assist the youths to find employment to exchange information on ways to deal with youth unemployment.

Student Protests 2015, 2016 – and 2017?

For two years, South Africa has seen mass student protests. How did they shape the country? What did they achieve? And how will the movement evolve in the academic year 2017 that has just started?

The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference

The Constitution and Governance - At Another Crossroad

The annual conference series aims to highlight and discuss topical issues that are pertinent to South Africa's young constitutional democracy. High profile speakers share their insights regarding the country's political and economic future.

KAS-Newsletter 02/2016

Our final Newsletter in 2016 should inform you about our recent events in the second half of 2016 as well as provide you with news and highlights from our KAS country offices. For more information and regular updates in English and German, please continue to visit our website at www.kas.de/southafrica. We wish you and your family a joyful Christmas and a great start to 2017.

Breakfast Discussion 2016: Reconciliation and Restitution in South Africa

“Reconciliation and Restitution in South Africa” was the theme of a breakfast discussion, which took place on 5th October 2016 at the Townhouse Hotel in Cape Town. The event formed part of a breakfast discussion series, jointly hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the School of Public Leadership (SPL) at the University of Stellenbosch with the financial support of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).