Jakkie Cilliers

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Name: Jakkie Cilliers
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

SA's water crisis in danger of deepening

South Africa is facing a water crisis and the government's current plans to address it are not sufficient according to the latest paper of the African Futures project released at a seminar in Pretoria.Dr Jakkie Cilliers of the ISS says that South Africa ... [Published Biz Community - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Will security concerns undermine Africa's growth trajectory?

Africa is rising, but this dynamic environment is characterised by great diversity and the interplay between security threats and growth prospects. To set out details to the question; will security concerns undermine Africa's growth trajectory? CNBC Africa ... [Published CNBC Africa - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Aggressive Interventions Needed To Prevent Water Crisis – ISS

South Africa’s water crisis is only going to get worse if government does not improve on its current plan to address the issues, said the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in a statement on Tuesday.According to the ISS, a paper entitled ‘Parched Prospects: ... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Parched prospects: The emerging water crisis in South Africa

South Africa is over-exploiting its freshwater resources and water could be a large constraint on the implementation of the National Development Plan. Using the International Futures forecasting system, this paper models and forecasts water demand and ... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The bank versus the time machine

‘You get three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics,’ Mark Twain is reputed to have said. That was possibly a bit harsh, although in the hands of politicians and salesmen, statistics have of course too often been manipulated to serve nefarious ... [Published Polity.org.za - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

ISS: SA needs China

The ISS says South Africa is finding it difficult to counter China's policies as it needs the country.Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gives a lecture on 23 August, 2014 in Hamburg. Picture: AFP.JOHANNESBURG – The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) ... [Published Eye Witness News - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

ISS to join the World Economic Forum's Think Tank Leaders Forum

Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies ISS), has been invited to join the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Think Tank Leaders Forum; an exclusive community of leaders of 25 of the top global think tanks, dedicated to working ... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Eliminating Poverty in Africa - an Appeal for More Realistic Targets [analysis]

When Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, first mooted the idea of Agenda 2063 as a blueprint to achieve 'a prosperous and united Africa in the next 50 years,' it came as a surprise to some. Why look so far ahead?Earlier ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Reducing poverty in Africa: Realistic targets for the post-2015 MDGs and Agenda 2063

The eradication of extreme poverty is a key component of the post-2015 MDG process and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This paper uses the International Futures forecasting system to explore this goal and finds that many African states are unlikely to ... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Reducing poverty in Africa: Realistic targets for the post-2015 MDGs a...

Reducing poverty in Africa: Realistic targets for the post-2015 MDGs and Agenda 2063The eradication of extreme poverty is a key component of the post-2015 MDG process and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This paper uses the International Futures forecasting ... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

[TEDxJOBURG] “SA is poised for change” – Institute for Security Studies

Bandwidth and technological issues aside, South Africa is faced with a number of significant problems. But according to Jakkie Cilliers from the Institute for Security Studies  (ISS), there are a number of ways and solutions that we can employ to avoid ... [Published Htxt.Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

allAfrica.com: Africa: Exclusive - Calculating What the Future Holds for Africa (Page 1 of 4)

interviewFirst established as the Institute for Defense Policy in 1991 by its current Executive Director Dr Jakkie Cilliers, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) is an award winning, leading Pan African policy research institution working to "enhance ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]

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"this means that over-exploitation will only increase in the future" said Cilliers

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Reducing poverty in Africa: huge potential, but... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Aug 26 2014]
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Reducing poverty in Africa: can the post-2015 M... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Aug 19 2014]
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