BUSINESS BEYOND COVID
MASHUDU RAMANO: Pandemic highlights the need for a new concept of the economy
In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts in their sectors look to the future after Covid-19. What effect has the pandemic and resulting lockdown had on their industries and the SA economy as a whole? Which parts will bounce back first and which will never be the same again? Most importantly, they try to answer the question: where to from here?
Did you know that the average person requires 13kg of air, 2.5kg of food and 1kg of water per day to live? And yet isn’t it astounding that the SA economy is unable to provide at least the 2.5kg of food and 1kg of water for the majority of its citizens? (The 13kg of air is free. The situation would be even worse if air was not free.)..