Retirement Funding in South Africa
High levels of poverty and unemployment make adequate provision for retirement difficult for many South Africans and increased longevity is one of the main factors contributing to the unsustainability of post-retirement income provision and industry players report that returns on investments of the average balanced fund remain on a downward trajectory.
Tree Care and Landscaping Services in South Africa
Food & Trees for Africa is a non-profit social enterprise which provides education to learners, teachers and communities in urban and rural areas and has distributed millions of trees and created many school food gardens through its Eduplant programme which builds capacity and skills in permaculture.
Manufacture of Basic Precious and Non-Ferrous Metals
South Africa was the world’s largest producer of primary platinum and rhodium, and the second-largest producer of primary palladium in 2018, and it exported 900.9 kilotons of these metals to the value of US$14.2bn in 2017. South Africa’s production facilities of primary precious and non-ferrous metals are mostly located close to the mines supplying the input material, while producers of secondary metals are situated in major urban areas, which are sources of scrap metal.
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