‘Durban’s Dig-out Port: Issues and Concerns’
Date: Monday, 16 September Time: 18h00 Venue: Lords & Legends, Riverside Road, Amanzimtoti
This is a Public Meeting organised by Toti Conservancy presenting two sides of this crucial issue that affects us all.
− Prof. Sarah Bracking will present on ‘Unresolved Issues Concerning the Dig-Out Port’s Economic Impact’. She will be joined by Desmond D’Sa of the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance.
− Marc Descoins, Programme Director of the Durban Dig-out Port for Transnet’s Group Planning and Sustainability Division, will give an overview of Transnet’s plans and timeframes for the construction of the Dig-out Port.
Sarah Bracking is based in International Development at the School of Environment and Development at the University of Manchester. She teaches Politics and Development and has done extensive research in African and other countries on developmental issues, particularly with reference to Southern Africa. Prof. Bracking originally gave this presentation at the Durban Chamber of Commerce in July.