South Africa has embarked on an ambitious course to align the implementation of domestic and foreign policy goals regarding maritime security, development and governance. To successfully grow this oceans economy will also require the country to undertake maritime security operations and engage in chairing and reviving important international organisations.
About the author
Timothy Walker is a senior researcher working on maritime security and development for the Institute for Security Studies’ Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Programme in Pretoria. His areas of interest include maritime security, piracy, the blue economy, China-Africa relations, international relations theory and human security. He has a master’s degree in political and international studies from Rhodes University.
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