PREMIER COUNCIL ON SKILLS
Green Economy
Cape Town
Charline Mouton
Content
1. Background to the Green Economy
Definition
Goal statement
2. The Green Economy Strategy: Green is Smart
Drivers
Enablers
3. Green Economy : The skills needs
4. What skills do we need to prioritise?
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Green Economy: Definition and goal
Definition
The green economy is centred on investment in new & expanded market
opportunities that support a low carbon, resource efficient & socially
inclusive economic pathway
Goal statement
To establish the Western Cape as the lowest carbon province and leading
green economic hub of the African Continent
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Strategy: Green is Smart – six drivers
Smart living: stimulate local markets, create new markets .Changing consumption
patterns & retail practices. Will reduce negative environmental impacts
Smart Settlement: create more sustainable settlements through better land use
planning and reduction in resource intensity
Smart mobility: facilitate a more integrated inter-modal transport model
Smart eco-systems: expand interventions to protect and enhance key ecosystems
Smart agri-production: enhance agri-production competitiveness & resilience
through sustainable production innovations and food technology innovations
Smart enterprise: establish WC as globally competitive centre of green
enterprise, innovation and investment
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Strategy: Green is Smart – five enablers
DRIVERS
ENABLERS
Infrastructure
Smart agri-production
Capabilities
Smart eco-systems
Knowledge Management
Smart mobility
Regulation
Smart Settlement
Financial mechanisms
Smart living
Smart enterprise
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Green Economy: example of skills needs
SMART
SETTLEMENTS
(Solar & Water
Technologists,
engineers)
SMART LIVING
(waste workers,
local food
growers etc)
SMART AGRIPRODUCTION
(researchers,
scientists)
SKILLS
REQUIREMENTS?
...
SMART
MOBILITY
(Mechanics,
ICT)
SMART
ECOSYSTEMS
(Land care
workers,
scientists)
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SMART
ENTERPRISE
(factory
workerscomponents,
ICT)
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What do we need to prioritise?
Where has work already begun?
Renewable Energy skills requirement: SARETC
Artisan development
Roundtable discussions today.. in support of the
strategy
Green Economy
Oil & Gas sector
Broadband and ICT
Entrepreneurship
Recognition of Prior Learning
What skills must be prioritised?
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Thank you
Contact Us
Charline Mouton
PSO 1 Manager
Tel: (021) 483 9470
Fax:
[email protected]
www.westerncape.gov.za
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Green is Smart – six drivers