The 2022 Public Economics Winter School takes place from 30 August to 1 September under the theme: Reviving public infrastructure investment for community development

Our Transaction Advisory Service unit improves the quality of government projects by assisting with planning, procurement and implementation of large-scale transactions.

Our Capital Projects Appraisal unit provides project appraisals to determine the economic and financial viability of large infrastructure projects.

Our Institutional Development Support unit builds state capacity of government institutions by providing advice and technical support focusing on people, processes, tools and technology.

Our Public Expenditure and Policy Analysis unit conducts performance expenditure reviews to find areas for cost savings in government by analysing the link between performance and expenditure.

The Jobs Fund provides once off grants to support innovative initiatives and approaches to job creation.

The Municipal Finance Improvement Programme improves local government financial management practices by advising on financial management compliance, support, monitoring and oversight.

The Government Technical Advisory Centre enhances state capacity by providing professional and technical advisory services to the public sector.

Our brand new Knowledge Hub will be launching in September. This archive will house a vast range of resources to support and enhance public sector service delivery.

GTAC’s weekly webinar series aim to share knowledge & engage in robust debate. Click here to register for notifications.

The Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) enhances public finance management and builds public sector capacity to improve governance and enhance public service delivery.

GTAC, an agency of National Treasury, provides professional and technical advisory services, programme and project management and transaction support to the public sector. GTAC uses strategic partnerships with academic and research institutions, civil society and business organisations to provide flexible consulting services to reduce service delivery constraints in the public sector.


South Africa Covid-19 Country Report: First Edition June 2021

This official government report covers the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic. It records measures and interventions adopted by the South African government in partnership with its social partners to combat the spread of the virus and manage the negative socio-economic impacts of the pandemic.

Institutional Development Support
Case study on Delivery Management of Infrastructure Projects in the Public Sector. This case study sets out to show the critical importance of a strong delivery management team within an organ of state that is involved in any way in infrastructure delivery.
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The sixth Public Economics Winter School will be held virtually, in partnership with National Treasury. The Winter School will run from 30 August – 1 September 2022 under the theme “Reviving public infrastructure investment for community development”.

The programme will expose students and officials to practical challenges in the infrastructure sector and in municipal management. The programme aims to link insights from public economics and development theory to the real-life decision processes and institutional realities of “building a better life for all”.

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PPP Foundation Training

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With just 18 days to go until #GTACWinterSchool2022 kicks off, now is the time to register by visiting .This event takes place from 30 August – 1 September 2022 under the theme “Reviving public infrastructure investment for community development”.

We’re proud to announce Chanda Nxumalo as our keynote speaker for #WinterSchool2022. We look forward to her address on implementing renewables, project delivery and innovation. To register to attend, visit #GTACTWinterschool2022

#WomensDay provides the country with an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements and the significant role that women from all walks of life have played and continue to do so in South Africa. It also draws attention to the challenges women still face in society. #WomensMonth

To facilitate the preparation and submission of the responses, the Department through @GTACSouthAfrica will be releasing the RFP on the following websites: and the website.
#rfp #energy #renewableenergy #wastemanagement #water

Want to know what happened in last year’s Winter School? We’ve created a playlist of all the presentations from last year.

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