168,966

km2

6

sectors

6

district offices

6,676,590

eastern cape population

OUR PROGRAMMES

Spearheading the province’s
growth and development

Economic development

Economic development

The Department’s economic development and tourism programme is primarily responsible for promoting and administering sustainable economic development and job creation.

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Environmental management

Environmental management

The Department’s regulates environmental management through environmental impact assessments, compliance and enforcement, air quality and biodiversity management.

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ABOUT OUR ENTITIES AND SERVICES

DEDEAT is the custodian of six entities that are the primary channels for delivering a variety of economic development and environmental management services to the Eastern Cape.

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The Provincial Economic Development Strategy (PEDS), currently under review, will provide an updated, aligned and coherent unifying framework for the practical realisation of an inclusive, innovative and growing economy.

INVEST IN THE EASTERN CAPE

Sectors must be biased towards townships, rural enterprises and an increased focus on the oceans economy, sustainable energy, tourism, manufacturing and agro-processing, as stipulated in the Provincial Economic Development Strategy.

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