Commentary: infrastructure in south africa

Infrastructure in South Africa: Opportunities and Constraints for Economic Growth

Prof Renosi Mokate, Concentric Alliance

Summary: Infrastructure investment is a key factor for economic growth. It has been highlighted as a priority in various development strategies and legal frameworks in South Africa. The challenge is translating these measures into positive outcomes. Some of the constraints to infrastructure development, including funding, implementation capacity and political economy issues are explored in this commentary, along with ways to improve infrastructure implementation.

"Across the world, including South Africa, there seems to be a chronic gap between infrastructure needs and investment in infrastructure."

- Prof Renosi Mokate, Concentric Alliance

"Across the world, including South Africa, there seems to be a chronic gap between infrastructure needs and investment in infrastructure."

- Prof Renosi Mokate, Concentric Alliance

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