Organisation: Provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism


Vision & Mission

The Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism has a strategic mandate to help promote economic development and growth in the province. This implies that the Department is playing a leadership role in the efforts aimed at creating work and fighting poverty from food security to real economic growth. For this to happen the Department has crafted a Strategic and Annual Perfomance Plan that has specific and results oriented economic interventions that are also in line with its overall organizational vision and mission.

The Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism remains at the centre of providing leadership in economic development, investment promotion, ensuring an equitable business environment as well as promotion of tourism and sustainable use of environment.

Strategic Objectives

  • Job creation within a sustainable environment
  • Ensure a healthy and fair trade
  • A preferred eco-tourism destination
  • Sustainable environmental management
  • Increase in productive investment
  • Thriving enterprises in all sectors

 Four core distinct programmes ensure the provincial Department's commitment to service delivery, growing the provincial economy, ensuring sustainable environmental management and tourism.

Programme 1. Integrated Economic Development Services

Programme 2. Trade and Industry Development

Programme 3. Business Regulations and Governance

Programme 4. Environmental Affairs & Tourism

For more information see the Department's website.


Tel: +27 15 293 8300
Fax: +27 15 293 8319