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Research data: SUGAR PRODUCTION
2016 How are public and private decision-makers aligned to address changing skills needs?: evidence from a case study of the sugar sector
This chapter attempts to analyse the dynamics of decision-making around skills training and the national, sectoral, regional and occupationa...
2015 Can South Africa's sugar industry contribute to clean energy supply?: lessons from best practices in cogeneration
The 2015 budget speech by the South African Minister of Finance echoed the need to resolve the country's energy challenge and revitalise agr...Download this report
2015 Understanding interactive capabilities for skills development in sectoral systems of innovation: a case study of the sugarcane growing and milling sector in KwaZulu-Natal
This case study report is a product of the Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP), a large scale, long-term research and development ...
2009 Global sugar, regional water, and local people: EU sugar regime liberalisation, rural livelihoods, and the environment in the Incomati River Basin
This paper is concerned with how changes in the global economy, triggered by actions undertaken in one part of the world, can affect the liv...