News

SD’s investment in R&D not in line with Vision 2022

It seems science, technology and innovation are still a novel concept in Swaziland, as seen through the minimal expenditure the private and public sectors commit to research and development. A Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) survey reveals that Swaziland currently spends about…

News

PPPs in research needed to drive economic growth

Public sector research institutions need to develop strategic partnerships with indigenous Swazi companies to drive technological innovation to ensure sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation, says Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) Executive Director Dr Thula Dlamini. Speaking during a seminar hosted by…

Opinion Editorials

A Brighter Future for Swaziland

By Trent Scaccia and Tanele Magongo Driving through Mzilikazi, a small community in Siteki, one can easily miss the Buckswood Solar Plant. This small pilot electricity generating plant consists of only 1,078 individual solar panels arranged in 11 rows, encompassed by a fence that makes…

Events

Swaziland Economic Conference 2017

Concept Note And Call for Papers SWAZILAND ECONOMIC CONFERENCE 2017 Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth in Swaziland Mbabane, Swaziland, October 25 – 27, 2017   The Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS) and the…

Opinion Editorials

Climate Change and Women in Swaziland

By Tanele Dlamini Much has been publicised about the effects of climate change – particularly of droughts, on imports and exports in Swaziland. Focus has been placed on the impacts of climate change on food production and on hydrology and water resources. The impact that…