International Finance Corporation promotes sustainable private sector investment in developing countries. The IFC provides loans, equity, structured finance and risk management products
World Bank – South Africa provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member countries – the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Development Association.
FDI Net offers free, on-demand country analysis and information on foreign direct investment in 175 countries. The site combines business and public resources with World Bank Group analysis.
OctoberFirst Consulting – Australia & New Zealand works with government agencies, chambers of commerce and businesses to publicise trade and investment opportunities in Africa to both Australian and New Zealand investors.
Agricultural Research Council is the principal agricultural research institution in South Africa. It conducts research, development and technology transfer in order to promote agriculture and industryand ensure natural resource conservation.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa.
Productivity SA reports to the Minister of Labour and is governed by a board drawn from government, organised labour and business. Its mandate is to serve the interests of government and business through the enhancement of productive capacity.
Statistics South Africa collates and presents national statistics, including employment figures, inflation reports and manufacturing production, to inform government and the public on the current state of the economy.
News and Information
The Africa Report is a hard-hitting, insightful and in-depth online and print editorial source, covering Africa’s fast-changing worlds of business and politics.
SA Good News is a news website that highlights the positive developments in South Africa.
Halaal and Haraam
SANHA The South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA) is an international, non-profit organisation, representing the Muslim Ummah on all matters pertaining to the general application of the term Halaal with specific reference to Islamic dietary laws. SANHA's membership comprises of leading Theological Bodies and leading Professional Organisations of global repute.
International Conference on Islamic Business
ICIB The Minara International Conference on Islamic Business is scheduled to take place for the first time in South Africa in November 2012. The conference is set to attract a number of world renowned speakers and an international audience and will provide a platform for global discussions on pertinent matters in business.