PESA Dialogues hosts important discussions about the political economy of development and regional integration with decision-makers from across Africa. The aim is to inform the general public of current affairs, the political economy of development, and regional integration across SADC region and other Africa more broadly.
PESA Dialogues encourage greater public involvement and awareness through interesting and meaningful discussion that affect African lives.
This dialogue series is aligned with the mission of PESA to make various aspects aspects of regional integration and African development accessible to different audiences by stimulating simple yet intricate discussions.
See the latest episodes in the PESA Dialogue Series below.
PESA Dialogues Edition 2
This PESA Dialogues edition looks at the journey of land reform and rural transformation and land reform from three thematic areas, namely: Business and International Trade, Local Government and Traditional Leadership. This series evaluates the process of land restitution and the role of local government and contribution of traditional leaders in rural transformation.
We had the opportunity to speak to: Kokoana Farming Enterprise about their land reform journey which led to them receiving 4,500 hectares worth ZAR39.8million; Local Economic Development Manager about the rural transformation and land reform in the Vhembe District Municipality; and the Tshivhase Royal Council about His Majesty King Tshivhase's personal journey, ambitions of his people, and his plans for the Tshivhase Kingdom and his community.
PESA Dialogues Edition 1
We commemorated Women's Month to launch PESA Dialogues with the first edition in the series, Journey with the Women of SADC. This series profiles and celebrates the lives of a few women who are champions of industry in their respective backgrounds.
We had the opportunity to speak to influential women about their personal journeys and African development; under three thematic areas, namely, Business and International Trade, Political Economy, and Social Activism.