The May Gathering report
Changemaker Towns Network
The ‘May Gathering’ for the Changemaker Towns Network was convened by the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP), In Transformation Initiative, Citeplan/ Restaurare, Democracy Works, Ranyaka and Kagiso Trust. A diverse group of over 80 people from across South Africa joined, including changemakers from local partnerships, CEO’s, researchers, mayors, and residents.
- ‘Popcorn’ updates by changemakers and local partnerships from Cederberg, Paarl, Oudtshoorn, Mount Frere and Accountability Lab
- Launch of support tools – Interactive Map, Offers and Needs catalogue and research repository (uKESA)
- Guidance on enabling township economies of small towns, from a study of Rammulotsi (Viljoenskroon) in the northern Free State.
- Small Towns Regeneration Strategy process and updates on the strategy from the Department of Cooperative Governance (CoGTA)
Read the May Gathering report here.
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