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SALGA Built Environment Winter School 2020 – Developing Municipal Land Use Schemes

Virtual (Zoom)

SPLUMA mandates municipalities to develop single land use schemes as per the provisions of Section 24 of the Act. The Winter School will be presented by Lekha Allopi, a Project Executive in Development Panning at eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. The following areas will be covered during the 5 days:  Purpose of Municipal Land Use Schemes How […]

Nature-based solutions: Opportunities & challenges for African cities 

Virtual (Webinar)

Nature-based solutions (NBS) have gained traction globally as a way to address, or partially address, vexing urban issues such as urban heat, pollution and flooding. Despite limitations, NBS have become increasingly integrated into policies and strategies and reflected as part of an urban toolkit of interventions. NBS, as defined by the IUCN (2016) are “actions […]

Specialised Local Content (Tenders) – Webinar

A comprehensive “Specialised Local Content” webinar with the aim to teach the bidder to make sense out of all the different Local Content documents such as the SBD 6.2 and Annexures C, D & E. Attendees complete case studies and exercises, and calculate Local and Imported Content during the workshop in the presence of the […]

Become a Tender Expert – Webinar

The Become a Tender Expert 2-day workshop/webinar focusses on how to respond to a tender correctly, adhering to all tender compliance requirements. It teaches the participants everything they need to know in responding to a bid or quotation. This interactive workshop offers a comprehensive understanding of the procurement regulations of 2017 as set out by […]

MAPPING THE BENEFITS OF NATURE: THE USE OF SPATIAL DATA IN AFRICAN CITIES

Virtual (Webinar)

The world's economic prosperity and well-being are underpinned by its natural capital, which includes ecosystems that provide essential goods and services for mankind. Mapping ecosystem services is essential to understand how ecosystems contribute to human wellbeing and to support policies which have an impact on natural resources. It is also useful in bridging the gap […]

Effective communication: Lessons for responding to climate change and health pandemics

Virtual (Webinar)

Meeting the diverse needs of decision-makers as they seek to understand and address climate change is a formidable challenge. This is even more pressing in times of crisis, such as the current global COVID-19 pandemic. Emergent needs and vulnerabilities, cross-cutting themes and the complexities surrounding decision-making argue for new kinds of communication techniques and new […]

Fifth Southern Africa City Studies Conference

University of the Witwatersrand 1 Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg

University of the Witwatersrand 30 August – 1 September 2020 To submit abstracts and proposals (and for submission templates and instructions) please visit: www.sacsc2020.com SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 30 March 2020 Successful candidates will be notified by 1st June 2020 Papers, outlines or presentations due 14th August 2020 For conference queries, please email: sacsc2020@gmail.com

Become a Tender Expert – Venue-based Workshop (COVID permitting)

Randburg

The Become a Tender Expert 2-day workshop/webinar focusses on how to respond to a tender correctly, adhering to all tender compliance requirements. It teaches the participants everything they need to know in responding to a bid or quotation. This interactive workshop offers a comprehensive understanding of the procurement regulations of 2017 as set out by […]

Become a Tender Expert – Webinar

The Become a Tender Expert 2-day workshop/webinar focusses on how to respond to a tender correctly, adhering to all tender compliance requirements. It teaches the participants everything they need to know in responding to a bid or quotation. This interactive workshop offers a comprehensive understanding of the procurement regulations of 2017 as set out by […]