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Mandate & Functions

  • Develop, review and strengthen the local economic development strategy on behalf of the district and family of municipalities
  • Champion a wide range of activities which emerge as important from the family of IDPs and LED Strategies

  • Co-ordinate LED activities to ensure alignment and integration
  • District marketing and promotion of tourism and investment promotion
  • Facilitate the identification, packaging and implementation of catalytic projects in the four key sectors and new sectors
  • Provide professional and multi-skilled support and networking services to major investors who wish to invest in the region
  • Work with local government to facilitate a business enabling environment
  • Implement business, retention and expansion (BR&E) programmes in partnership with local business