Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to footer

Economic Development and Planning


  • To  promote the growth and development of the Agricultural sectors
  • To strengthen support for emerging  livestock farmers and crop producers
  • Promote the development of agri-business and optimum use of available agri- processing opportunities
  • Improve  the training and capacity building for agricultural and agri- processing development
  • To promote tourism sector growth and expansion
  • To support provincial initiatives in order to increase local and international tourists
  • To promote the development of tourism facilities and other associated facilities so as to increase interest among potential tourists
  • To  promote SMMEs development in Matatiele  and its surrounding localities
  • To contribute to the development and commercialization of forestry sector by assisting surrounding local communities of Matatiele with information on afforestation programme
  • To promote growth of manufacturing , mining in Matatiele
  • To review  Matatiele LED Strategy yearly
  • To invest in agricultural skills and other skills associated with SMME & cooperative development such as manufacturing, processing, art craft etc.


General Manager – Economic Development & Planning:

Siyanda Mthokozisi Ntshikilana

Telephone No.:  039 737 8117/8113