The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) is pleased to share with you its second newsletter for this year. The year 2021 promises to be a busy one, with two priority research projects launched in February as well as a webinar on Geopolitics in March.

In this issue, we report on:

  • our upcoming webinar on Public Procurement for B-BBEE and SMME development in South Africa;
  • the launch of our publication on Land in South Africa: Contested Meanings and Nation Formation in South Africa; 
  • our recent webinar on China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Navigating a geopolitical landscape impacted by COVID-19;
  • MISTRA staff’s participation in policy dialogues and webinars; and
  • MISTRA in the News.

We hope you enjoy this issue.

Read the full newsletter here