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B-BBEE Township and Rural Economy Summit

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council (BEEAC) and the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism hosted the National B-BBEE Township and Rural Economy Summit 2018 in East London from 19-20 July 2018. The summit took place against the backdrop of renewed government efforts to advocate for economic redistribution and a more inclusive economy.

The summit was preceded by provincial seminars which gave a voice to rural and township communities and highlighted the urgency to transform and include these areas in the mainstream economy.

The presentations below were delivered at the summit