Integrated Economic Development




The Integrated Economic Development Services programme provides a range of services to enterprises, municipalities and other LED stakeholders in order alleviate unemployment, poverty and to broaden participation of vulnerable groups in the mainstream economy. The mandate of the directorate is derived from various pieces of legislation and policies. This includes: National Small Business Act, Integrated Strategy on the Promotion of Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprises, the Co-operative Act, the Cooperatives Bank Act, the BBBEE Act, BBBEE Codes of good Practice, PPPFA, Employment Equity Act, Skills Development Act, the PSEDS and the National Policy Framework on LED.

Strategic Objectives


• Drive growth of the KwaZulu-Natal provincial economy,
• Facilitate implementation of local economic development strategies,
• Promote SMMEs and entrepreneurial development (informal and social enterprises).


Management Contact Details
Mr Jerry Mfusi
Deputy Director General: Integrated Economic Development Services
Tel: +27 33-2642500
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