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The Water-Energy Nexus and the Application of Green Technologies
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
It is estimated that by 2030, nearly half of the world’s population will be living in areas of high water stress affecting the energy demand and efficiency. About 75 percent of the global electricity production from coal, ...
Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
In 2015, South Africa joined other member states of the United Nations (UN) to sign and ratify the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). The UN consequently established the Technology Facilitation Mechanism ...
Workshop on Measuring Deprivation in Order to Promote Human Development
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
Poverty reduction is a critical factor outlined in both the Millennium Developmental Goals 2015 (MDGs) and the National Developmental Plan (NDP) – Vision 2030. In order for South Africa to make progress in this regard, ...