If the private sector could mobalise the same amount of money for housing -
South Africa could RESOLVE the housing backlog in the Western Cape 3xOver!
Build from an appropriate affordable
proven green construction technology
- South Africa - Is the 3rd largest producer of Industrial Cannabis in the World!
We have the crop to resolve the housing backlog!
Mamma says look - a solution
Govt struggling to cope with housing demand - Minister Lindiwe Sisulu Business Day, South Africa - Oct 14, 2005
Sisulu appealed to the private sector and construction companies to help the government solve the housing crisis.
Rapid urbanisation 'a serious problem'
...Sisulu could not say how much of the government's housing money is lost to corruption...
She rejected the idea of turning dagga plants into bricks as a cheaper alternative to building materials.
"It's a very cooling method of building a house, (sic Energy Effecient) but not what we advocate." -- SAPA
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“A place which is not a consumer-driven society. Life here is about community and family and goodwill to other people. It’s a place where you don’t worry too much.”
The Happy Planet Index, compiled by the British think-tank New Economics Foundation.
The index combines life satisfaction, life expectancy and environmental footprint — the amount of land required to sustain the population and absorb its energy consumption.
Lower down the list…
156. South Africa.
175 Democratic Republic of Congo
178 Zimbabwe - Bottom of the list.