South Africa: Western Cape aims to sharpen up procurement to grow the economy

10 Apr 19: Procurement is set to play a more strategic role in growing the economy of the Western Cape, the Smart Procurement World conference has heard. “Procurement needs to be recognised and redefined as a strategic activity. Our policy initiatives focus on maximising the economic impact of public procurement in the Western Cape,” Western Cape Treasury chief director of public policy Marcia Korsten told delegates attending the conference, in Cape Town.