New tool to increase use of innovation for better municipal services

CATEGORY: Economic Performance and Development
DATE: 25 October 2019
AUTHOR: Knowledge Bylanes

Innovative off-grid sanitation technology is among the innovations that could be used at municipal level to give residents across the country equitable access to basic services.

The state of readiness of municipalities to adopt technology for improved service delivery was the topic of discussion at a two-day learning forum under way in Cape Town. The discussion forum, hosted by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), aimed to introduce municipal officials to new technologies that could assist in modernising governance, managing escalating debt, and discovering new methods of revenue generation.

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