Revitalising Township Economies

As the informal economy is estimated to account for approximately 17% of South Africa’s total employment, this conference is set to offer a lifeline to countless families who lack formal employment. 

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have a high failure rate in their early years but are responsible for approximately half of all job creation. It is therefore vital to support and develop growth entrepreneurs and help them transition into formal businesses. This is crucial for local economic development, which will be explored at the inaugural Township Economies Conference and Expo, scheduled to launch at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg from…

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