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PERFORMANCE ENVIRONMENT

The various functional units within the Department are organised along six (6) Programmes and Sub-programmes that are directed towards the delivery of the mandate of the Department. Programme and sub-programme managers are responsible for managing resources and outputs of the programmes and sub-programmes in the Department.

The Department’s mandate calls for a high degree of skills and advanced information systems. In this regard the Department committed itself to realign its skills development plan to ensure that it is in line with the needs of the proposed programmes. An emphasis was placed on skills in management, economics, research, planning, financial management, human resource management, project management, ICT and management information systems. The Department ensured that these requirements were also addressed in the performance management and development system.

The Department undertakes to achieve the economic growth and diversification on the Northern Cape Province through seeking to implement strategic economic initiatives in the following key focus areas:

  • Mineral Beneficiation
  • Development of the Manufacturing Sector
  • Tourism
  • Development of an Information Society(INSPIRE)
  • Trade and Investment Agency and Funding Model
  • Local Economic Development (LED)
  • SMME and Co-operative Development
  • Clean Energy
  • Rural Development Strategy
  • 500 Families (War on Poverty)

 

PROVINCIAL HIGH IMPACT PROJECTS

Upington Solar Park

The Upington Solar Park is a National Government initiative in the Northern Cape Province. It should create a significant number of construction and manufacturing jobs, which would not only benefit the Northern Cape, but also extend beyond the province.

Kimberley Diamond Cup

The event has been hosted in Kimberley from 2011. Employment opportunities are created for volunteers, food vendors and retailers. Benefits also reaches the accommodation, transport, entertainment and retail sectors.

Bloodhound

The Bloodhound Land Speed World Record Event will be hosted in the Northern Cape where a supersonic car will be tested at Hakskeenpan. This holds many opportunities for the local economy to benefit from increased tourism activity.

Vaalharts Revitalisation

The Vaalharts Revitalisation project resulted from sub-surface drainage system, construction of overnight dams and installation of main line canals.

 

MACRO STRUCTURE: Department of Economic Development & Tourism


The various functional units within the Department are currently organised along six (6) Programmes and Sub-programmes with the aim of managing and supervising human resources. Programme and sub-programme managers are responsible for managing resources and outputs of the programmes and sub-programmes in the Department.

 

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