Growth and development in South Africa’s heartland: Silence, exit and voice in the Free State11 Jul 2005, by
CDE In Depth 2, July 2005
CDE’s report is based on research and extensive interviews with civic, business and government leaders in the Free State, particularly Bloemfontein and Welkom. CDE argues that although there are plans at local and provincial levels, there is a lack of synergy between public and private sectors and the absence of a common language or understanding of economic growth.
- South Africa’s heartland – how to achieve growth and development, CDE, 24 July 2005
- Losing hope in the heartland, Ann Bernstein and Sandy Johnston, Business Day, 26 July 2005
- Building coalitions for growth, Ann Bernstein and Jeff McCarthy, The Star, 22 July 2005
- Thinking big in small-town South Africa , Ann Bernstein and Jeff McCarthy, Business Day, 5 August 2005