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Webinar: Using robust spatial data to benefit from the sizable township economy in South Africa
Bob Currin addresses the importance of spatial data in developing sound marketing strategies, especially in regard to our burgeoning township markets, and presents some of the data sets developed by AfricaScope specifically for this purpose. 21 Nov 2022 Read more

Webinar invitation: Food loss and waste in the food value chain of OR Tambo District
Key to inclusive growth and sustainable jobs in South Africa. A case study of three district municipalities. 14 Oct 2022 Read more

Webinar invitation: Amazwi abantu (voices of the people) - Capturing the real state of the nation at a societal level
Dr Ben Roberts of the HSRC and Katiso Rachabane, managing director of GeoScope, present the extraordinary value of the SA Social Attitude Survey (Sasas) and the unique insights it gives on the modern fabric of social South Africa. 30 Sep 2022 Read more

Understanding how emotions and values in the work and market places influence behaviour, decision making and consumer purchasing
It's normal to experience emotions at work, such as having frustrations, anger, or excitement, but how leaders handle emotions in the workplace can go a long way to building or destroying the workplace climate. It also goes a long way in motivating, encouraging, or discouraging employees. So, organizations and management really need to see the bigger picture and understand how their employees see them. That's why it's really important to measure emotions because one gets an understanding of staff, for better or worse it, and how it influences a myriad of factors within the workplace. It influences employee commitment, creativity, decision-making, work quality, the likelihood of employees sticking around and obviously, the organization's bottom line. 30 Jun 2022 Read more

Africa rising - unparalleled opportunity for investment through the use of geospatial information
Historically, Africa was been known as the "dark continent". The reason for this was that extraordinarily little was known about this large continent for many centuries, especially in the western world. In other words, very little information was available on Africa and especially mapped information. In the 5th and 6th centuries BC, only the coast of North Africa had been mapped. It was not until the 15th century AD that better cartographic maps were produced but these showed the lack of information on the central and southern interior of the continent. Even in the 19th century AD, little was known about the geography of the sub-Saharan Africa 24 Feb 2021 Read more

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