Youth Programmes

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs has implemented a number of programmes focused on the youth sector. These programmes are aimed at economic development (with the support of the partnership agreement with the Sol Plaatje University) in key areas, namely ICT, and culture of entrepreneurship.

A platform (NCDeev Ecosystem) was created that will keep the youth up-to-date with activities in the Tech and Entrepreneurship in the Northern Cape province. Shall take greater aim in skills development and gives an edge to outstanding individuals to showcase their skills and be exposed to the corporate world for work and collaborative opportunities.

About NCDev Ecosystem


The Northern Cape must become one of the strong leaders in the ICT space in South Africa and be a home of Innovation, Adequate Skills Pool and drivers of the growing Tech-Enabled world. 


Establishing a highly active Developer/Maker Ecosystem in the Northern Cape for for a Smart and Inclusive Economy while realizing a socio-economical value. 

Key Aspects

  • Innovation: We tell you about all the Innovations coming from Northern Cape's Innovators
  • Tech Events: Keep up with what the industry is up to. Get exposed and find opportunities
  • Live by code: Tech meet-ups, codefests, hackathons, GeeksConnect and many dev sessions will get you up the game.
  • Growth Network: We bring you a variety of opportunities for networking and connect with industry leaders for work and collaborative opportunities.
  • Entrepreneurship: Get the right tools to kick-start your journey into Entrepreneurship and make a massive contribution to the economy and in job creation

Contact Details
Mr. Rodwyn Grewan
Unit : Knowledge Economy & Innovation
Tel: 053 830 4056
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Contact Details

Postal: Private Bag X6108, Kimberley, 8300
Physical: Metlife Towers, 13th Floor, Cnr Stead & Knight Streets, Kimberley, 8301
Tel: 053 839 4000
Fax: 053 831 3668

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