CBE Annual Report

PEERC continues to engage directly in academic
and policy discourse. Over the past year, PEERC’s
Director, Mr. Jugal Mahabir, was invited to
present at the 4th Annual Urban Economic Forum
in Toronto, Canada, on the best practice and
challenges of financing cities in South Africa. Mr.
Mahabir highlighted essential issues impacting
South African cities and municipalities, including
the enormous debt owed to municipalities and
related performance issues. Mr. Mahabir further
pointed out some best practices in South African
local government that can assist other African
cities, including best practices in debt management
and the role of South Africa’s intergovernmental
supervision framework in improving local
government performance. Read more…

WRC Seminar Report

Report for the Water Research Commission for deliverable 8 – stakeholder engagement (WRC/PEERC online seminar) for the project titled, “Further evidence on the debate to shake off the South African water pricing system” held on the 13th of September 2023 on Microsoft Teams (online).

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