Rural Development

Introduction:

It is the rural development vision to see rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal by 2030 having sustainable prosperity through viable development, growing economies, healthy and skilled people, full employment and universal access to all basic social services. This will be achieved through co-ordinating and facilitating the scale up and the provision of integrated comprehensive rural development for sustainable well- being of rural communities.

As Rural Development is a transversal issue, the Rural Development Branch will play a co-ordinating and facilitative role in the Department and in the province to enable the achievement of the overall National and provincial vision, strategies and plans.

Vision:

By 2030 rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal will have sustainable prosperity through viable development, growing economies, healthy and skilled people, full employment and universal access to all basic social services.

Mission:

To co-ordinate and facilitate the scale up and provide integrated comprehensive rural development for sustainable well- being of rural communities.

As Rural Development is a transversal issue, the Rural Development Directorate will play a co-ordinating and facilitative role in the Department and in the province to enable the achievement of the overall National and provincial vision, strategies and plans.

Key interventions include the co-ordination of:

  • Comprehensive and integrated provincial planning, monitoring and reporting on Rural Development Outcomes
  • Improved Land Administration and Spatial Planning for integrated development of rural areas
  • Sustainable Land Reform
  • Rural Infrastructure Development (RID)
  • Comprehensive and integrated provincial planning, monitoring and reporting on Rural Development Outcomes
  • Improved Land Administration and Spatial Planning for integrated development of rural areas
  • Sustainable Land Reform
  • Rural Infrastructure Development (RID)

Co-ordination and development of:
Rural Enterprise Development (REID) for Job Creation including investment strategies, like Agriparks, rural agricultural settlements and River Valley Catalytic Programme

 

 
 
 
 

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