Trends and growth
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is celebrating seven decades of research in
South Africa by educating the public on how they are improving lives daily. One of their
innovations includes a healthy noodles recently launched, to combat unemployment.
In recognition of its sustainable properties, Project Solaris has received certification from Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. It's a stamp of approval for reducing greenhouse gases, developing a rural area, and safeguarding the natural environment.
Three-quarters of adult South Africans have bank accounts, and women generally have equal
access to formal financial services. Several mobile money payment systems, initiatives to
digitise government transfers, and an extensive banking infrastructure all support financial
The government of the Western Cape has plans to establish a R1-billion halaal agri-processing
food park to capitalise on the multitrillion-dollar global halaal market. The park will be a cluster
of manufacturing and service firms in the halaal industry.
More stories from this section...