In 2000 Ramirez founded the maintenance management software company Idasa
's Democracy Index: Democracy in the Time of Mbeki, Cape Town: IDASA
He spent six months at the Institute for Democracy in Africa (IDASA
) based in Cape Town, South Africa doing research on the subject matter and other related topics.
Cape Town, South Africa: IDASA
and Kingston, Ontario: Queen's University.
As it is stated in a Idasa
's survey, there is "no statistically significant differences in evaluation of local government between those who live in rural and in urban local authorities in terms of job approval, perceived corruption and trust" (36).
"Between unity and diversity, Essays on Nation-building in Post-apartheid South Africa, Cape Town, Idasa
, 1999, p.247.)
conference in Gordon's Bay on 11 August 2003.
The Institute for Democratic Alternatives in South Africa (IDASA
) further organised a two-day talk shop.
Budlender, (ed), Women's Budget Report, Cape Town: IDASA
The longer paper on which this article is based was commissioned by the Women's Budget Initiative, which comprises the Parliamentary Committee on the Status of Women, the Community Agency for Social Enquiry (CASE) and the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA