Limpopo Department: Economic Development, Environment and Tourism
|Postal||Private Bag X9484, Polokwane, 0700|
|Physical||Evridiki Towers, 20 Hans van Rensburg Street, Polokwane, 0700|
|Tel||015 293 8300|
|Fax||015 293 8319|
OverviewThe vision of the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism is a competitive economy within a sustainable environment. Its mission is to create and facilitate the development of a competitive economy, sustainable environment and tourism growth.
The Department’s strategic objectives are: administration – provide strategic and administrative support to four departmental programmes; economic research and planning – research and plan targeted interventions developed in identified sectors to inform policy imperatives; integrated economic development services – develop sustainable SMMEs and cooperatives in all sectors; trade and sector development – ensure industrial development, trade and investment promotion; business regulation and governance – ensure a regulated, equitable and socially responsible business environment; environmental trade and protection (environmental quality management) – ensure sustainable environmental management, utilisation and regulation of natural resources; biodiversity and natural resource management – ensure protection and sustainable natural resource management and utilisation in the province; environmental empowerment services – provide environmental empowerment support services; infrastructure management – ensure the planning, development and maintenance of infrastructure in the provincial nature reserves; tourism planning and regulation – create an enabling environment through tourism planning, policy development and regulation; tourism destination development and transformation – contribute towards sustainable tourism destination development, growth and transformation.