Newsletter 3 : December 2015

Our Vital Role in Economic Development

The Rotary Districts of Southern Africa are fortunate to have been chosen to host one of Rotary International's five 2015-16 Presidential Conferences in this case, that on Economic Development.

Entrepreneurial development will be the particular focus of the Conference with the aim of encouraging Rotarians and their organisational partners to invest in people to create sustainable, measurable and long term economic advances in their communities.

There are compelling reasons to do so, not least that the improved livelihood and success generated by skilled entrepreneurs is of immeasurable value. Here are some of the beneftis of entrepreneurial development for communities:


Newsletter 2 : December 2015

Clem Sunter confirmed as Keynote Speaker

clemsunter 01We are delighted to announce that renowned speaker and scenario planner, Clem Sunter, will be our Keynote Speaker at the Economic Development Conference in February.

Clem is best known for his 'high road/ low road' scenario planning and is a sought after guest speaker. He is also the bestselling author of 17 books.

In his latest book, Flagwatching, Clem identifies the development and support of entrepreneurship as a key factor for meaningful national economic development.


Newsletter 1 : October 2015

Invitation to the Economic Development Conference

Rotary Districts of Southern Africa invite you to join the dialogue on economic development on Saturday, 27 February in Cape Town, South Africa, where the 2016 Rotary International Presidential Conference on Economic Development will be hosted.

A primary goal of the 2016 Rotary Economic Development Conference is to provide solution driven guidelines that can be piloted and implemented after the conference, initially in Southern Africa, then internationally.


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