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National Spatial Development Perspective 2006

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Preface
Executive summary - Part 1 |  Part 2
Glossary of Terms
Introduction - Part 1 |  Part 2

Part 1: Framing: Purpose, Principles and Application of the NSDP - Part 1 |  Part 2 

1.1 The goals and objectives of the developmental state
1.2 Spatial challenges
1.3 Meeting the challenges through spatial-development perspectives
1.4 NSDP principles
1.5 Policy interventions impinging on spatial disparities
1.6 NSDP application
1.6.1 Analysis, recording and sharing
1.6.2 Context-specific spatial and economic-development planning
1.6.3 Resource-use and efficiency
1.6.4 Applying and contextualising the NSDP approach
1.7 Monitoring, review and update

Part 2: Reading: Describing and making sense of the National Space Economy - Part 1 |  Part 2 |  Part 3 |  Part 4 |  Part 5 |  Part 6  |  Part 7

2.1 Introduction
2.2 People and space
2.2.1 Introduction
2.2.2 Population location and spread
2.2.3 Growth and movement/migration patterns
2.2.4 Employment
2.2.5 Education
2.2.6 Poverty
2.3 Economy and space
2.3.1 Spatial location of economic activity
2.3.2 Spatial location of categories of economic activity
2.3.2.1 Production: Labour-intensive mass-produced goods
2.3.2.2 Production: High-value differentiated goods
2.3.2.3 Public services and administration
2.3.2.4 Services and retail
2.3.2.5 Innovation and experimentation
2.3.2.6 Tourism
2.4 Infrastructure and space
2.4.1 Road and rail
2.4.2 Electricity, water and sewerage
2.4.3 Government capital investment
2.5 Environment and space
2.5.1 Significance
2.5.2 Agriculture and forestry
2.5.3 Biodiversity
2.5.4 Protected areas
2.5.5 Water availability
2.5.6 Climate change and its implications
2.5.7 Air quality

Part 3: Interpreting the space economy - Part 1 |  Part 2

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Centres/core areas of high economic potential and value, as well as high need
3.3 Areas with low economic activity, high population densities and high concentrations of persons living below MLL
3.4 Trends in migration, resource-use and ecological sustainability
3.4.1 Migration trends and pressures on the areas with high concentrations of demonstrated economic potential
3.4.2 Growing pressures for resource efficiency and protection of natural resources
3.5 An overview of the space economy in relation to provinces, districts and metropolitan areas
3.6 Conclusion

Annexures

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