Limpopo Department: Economic Development, Environment and Tourism

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X9484, Polokwane, 0700
Physical Evridiki Towers, 20 Hans van Rensburg Street, Polokwane, 0700
Tel 015 293 8300


The 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.

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