Cape Town: Three Ports + One City = More Jobs? by @ctpartnership

Three ports, one city. How will the improved efficiency of Cape Town’s three transfer nodes benefit the city, and the nation? Economic growth and job creation was the clear priority of those managing the Ports of Cape Town and Saldanha Bay, and Cape Town International Airport, speaking at an Accelerate Cape Town Thought Leader breakfast. Honing in on this is increasingly urgent in a nation where unemployment is currently at a 10-year high of 26.4% , and jobless growth (when the economy grows but the number of jobs does not) poses a very real threat to the stability of our country. Stats SA points out that the number of unemployed people have increased across all race groups since 1994. Can these three trade transfer nodes help stem the tide of Cape Town and South Africa’s jobless growth? Asca: Putting impact before infrastructure “Infrastructure is a lever for economic gro...

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1091118

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