Director Economic Development and Tourism
The main function of this directorate is to promote economic development, tourism, sustainable job creation, poverty reduction and shared growth that integrates and connects the Municipality, its citizens and its natural resources.
Promote community-based economic initiatives, youth development and employment creation opportunities (EPWP).
Market the Cape Whale Coast as a tourism destination including its tourism products.
The empowerment of marginalized and disadvantaged groups to contribute to social development and the realization of human rights
The Directorate seek to:
- Promote community-based economic initiatives, youth development, reduce poverty and promote sustainable employment creation opportunities;
- Co-ordinate and administer the (EPWP) Expanded Public Works Programme;
- Enhance human capital to maintain and uphold the future of the Overstrand for the benefit of the future generation;
- Promote social inclusion and inclusive growth towards empowering communities to have access to markets and share in the proceeds of economic growth;
- Promote social capital by making available resources through personal and business networks such as – information, ideas, leads, business opportunities, etc
I enhancing the tourism potential of the area, the directorate employ various tourism approaches to market the Overstrand as a destination generating interest to the area for longer stays. Furthermore, promote the area’s tourism products and attractions making the Overstrand a preferred destination
Director: Economic & Social Development and Tourism
Promotion of economic development initiatives, tourism, ensure sustainable job creation and poverty reduction. Shared growth that integrates and connects the municipality, its people and its natural resources.
Name: Solomzi Madikane
Contact Number: 028 313 8066
- Revised Performance Plan 2022-23
- Performance Agreement for the financial year 2021/2022
- Performance Agreement for the financial year 2020/2021
- Performance Agreement for the financial year 2019/2020
- Revised Performance Plan 2019/2020
- Performance Agreement for the financial year 2018/2019
- Revised Performance Plan 2018/2019
- Performance Agreement for the financial year 2017/2018
- Performance Agreement for the financial year 2016/2017
- Revised performance plan for 2016/17
- Revised performance plan for 2015/16