PROJECT FUNDERS & PARTNERS

PROJECT FUNDERS

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC (https://www.idrc.ca/en) invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve lives and livelihoods in the developing world. Bringing together the right partners around opportunities for impact, IDRC builds leaders for today and tomorrow and helps drive large-scale positive change.

CSIR Long-term Thematic Programme

The CSIR Thematic program is an internal competitive funding mechanism. The strategic intent of the program is to serve as an instrument to implement the CSIR research and development strategy and to encourage research into new or existing science, engineering and technology (SET) areas that may have substantial impact in the longer-term. Selection and prioritisation of projects is designed to create a balanced portfolio of projects that harness the multidisciplinary SET capabilities of the CSIR to address national needs and issues, and deliver tangible impact to society and industry.

PROJECT PARTNERS

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)
 www.ndmc.gov.za.

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)   l    www.ndmc.gov.zaNational Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)   l    www.ndmc.gov.za

The NDMCis the custodian of disaster management and disaster risk reduction in South Africa and has an important role to play in influencing and formulating policy on issues relating to risk reduction. In executing its role, the NDMC, together with sector partners across the spheres of government, advocate that resilience, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation must be part of local government planning, urban design, rural development and other strategies and guidelines to achieve sustainable development and reduce disaster risks, including those associated with climate change.the multidisciplinary SET capabilities of the CSIR to address national needs and issues, and deliver tangible impact to society and industry.

PROJECT CONSULTANTS

African Institute for Inclusive Growth (AIIG)
www.aiig.org.za

The AIIG is a not-for-profit organisation founded on three key pillars: knowledge generation to fill research gaps in the area of inclusive economic development; contribution to policy development by networking with African scholars in translating existing and new research into policy proposals; and capacity building in research, ex-ante and ex-post impact evaluation of policies by collaborating with and assisting the local tiers of governments involved in policy formulation, implementation and evaluation.issues, and deliver tangible impact to society and industry.

www.thinkninjas.co.za

ThinkNinjas is a specialist software development company - addressing the needs of their clients, and designing an amazing user experience and building it using the latest technology and methodologies. As well as manage the hosting, support and life cycle of the solution. They are passionate about their craft and fulfilling their clients' vision using technology.

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)   l    www.ndmc.gov.za

The NDMC is the custodian of disaster management and disaster risk reduction in South Africa and has an important role to play in influencing and formulating policy on issues relating to risk reduction. In executing its role, the NDMC, together with sector partners across the spheres of government, advocate that resilience, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation must be part of local government planning, urban design, rural development and other strategies and guidelines to achieve sustainable development and reduce disaster risks, including those associated with climate change.

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)   l    www.ndmc.gov.za

National Disaster Management Centre

PROJECT CONSULTANTS

African Institute for Inclusive Growth (AIIG)  l   www.aiig.org.za

The AIIG is a not-for-profit organisation founded on three key pillars: knowledge generation to fill research gaps in the area of inclusive economic development; contribution to policy development by networking with African scholars in translating existing and new research into policy proposals; and capacity building in research, ex-ante and ex-post impact evaluation of policies by collaborating with and assisting the local tiers of governments involved in policy formulation, implementation and evaluation.

African Institute for Inclusive Growth

Aurecon is a global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm with over 80 years of experience in the water sector in Africa. Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for public and private sector clients globally, across four markets: Advisory; Built Environment; Energy & Resources; and Infrastructure. Aurecon has one of the leading water resources team in the country and has undertaken numerous water resources planning studies for both the DWS and individual towns, municipalities and metros as well as planning and feasibility studies for a diversity of water supply augmentation options. Our water resources management expertise complements our three other expertise areas of dams and hydro, bulk infrastructure and water and wastewater treatment design. For more information see www.aurecongroup.com/water

Aurecon   l    www.aurecongroup.com

ThinkNinjas is a specialist software development company - we work with our clients to discover their needs | design an amazing user experience | build a solution using the latest technology and methodologies | then manage the hosting, support and life cycle of the solution. “We are passionate about helping people by providing technology solutions to solve real-world challenges." Our guiding principles are: justice, temperance, fortitude and prudence.

ThinkNinjas   l    www.thinkninjas.co.za