Call to Action: Local Procurement Approach Beyond COVID-19

In October 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa convened the country’s second Jobs Summit to address the need to generate a substantial number of new jobs in our country over the coming years. A key deliverable from the Jobs Summit is a Framework Agreement between Government, organised business and organised labour that outlines concrete and measurable steps to achieve set goals in terms of increasing levels of employment.

One of the key areas identified is boosting domestic demand for locally manufactured product to reinvigorate the job market.

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