Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SOC) Ltd commonly known as sefa was established on 1st April 2012 as a result of the merger of South African Micro Apex Fund, Khula Enterprise Finance Ltd and the small business activities of IDC.sefa's mandate is to foster the establishment, survival and growth of SMMEs and contribute towards poverty alleviation and job creation. sefa has a regional footprint of 9 offices around the country. ... [according to site editor's information]
The NCPC aims to enhance the competitiveness and productive capacity of the national industry, focusing on SME's through Cleaner Production (CP) techniques. CP is an integrated preventive strategy applied to processes, products and services to eliminate or minimise the production of waste and pollution and to optimise the utilisation of resources. CP activities generally improve an organisation's bottom line and invariably improve productivity and competitiveness.
NCPC is a co-operation program between South Africa, UNIDO and other development partners. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The LINK Centre is the leading research and training body in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) policy, regulation and management in Southern Africa.
LINK focuses on capacity building in the public sector and development arenas through quality training, applied research and consultancy services necessary to maximise the benefits of the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy. ... [according to site editor's information]
PAMLO, the Pan-African Mentoring and Learning Organization, is a nonprofit organization that specializes in advising educational institutions and communities on how to improve academic performance, how to access educational materials, how to motivate learners and teachers, how to encourage entrepreneurship among school-leavers and graduates, and on how to build local and global partnerships. For the moment, PAMLO's main working fields are Kenya and South Africa.
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The National Treasury is responsible for managing South Africa's national government finances. The site links to departments of ministry and gives access to a number of publications. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
NRF is the government's national agency responsible for promoting and supporting basic and applied research in all fields of the natural and social sciences, humanities and technology. Funding from the NRF is largely directed towards academic research, developing high-level human resources, and supporting the nation's national research facilities. The NRF's task is to advance research in all fields of the humanities, social and natural sciences, engineering, and technology; including indigenous knowledge. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa has been the leading agricultural financier in South Africa since its inception 1912. Land Bank offers tailor made financial services to established and emerging farmers. Since 1997 the Land Bank has a new mandate: to deracialise the agricultural sector and bring on board farmers from previously marginalized groups to the mainstream of South Africa's agricultural sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
ESASTAP is a dedicated platform for the advancement of European - South African scientific and technological (S&T) cooperation. Through enhanced networking and partnering, scientists and institutions from the European Union and South Africa can jointly explore new and emerging scientific and technological areas, anticipate future science and technology needs, and cooperatively seek to resolve major global issues. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Department of Information Science, the biggest department offering information studies in the RSA, offers five main programmes with courses relevant to the trends of the information and knowledge age and economy, being Information Science, Library Science, Multimedia, Knowledge Management, and Publishing Studies. ... [according to site editor's information]