COMPANIES & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMISSION (CIPC)
The Commission focuses on the registration of companies and intellectual property.
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs is mandated to oversee the socio-economic transformation in the province. It therefore leads the policy and strategic initiatives directed at promoting development and growth in various sectors of the economy. However, to achieve its objectives, the Department has to co-operate with various stakeholders and social partners that include the private sector and civil society. National and provincial legislative, policy and strategic frameworks guide the operations of the Department.
DEPARTMENT: TRADE & INDUSTRY
The vision of the DTI is to be a dynamic industrial, globally competitive South African economy, characterised by inclusive growth and development, decent employment and equity, built on the full potential of all citizens.
Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors.
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The objectives of Gijima KZN are to: promote pro-poor local economic development, build the capacity of local government in managing local economic development, and increase local competitiveness through the building of partnerships.
The IDC’s primary objectives are to contribute to the creation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in South Africa and on the rest of the continent. They promote entrepreneurship through the building of competitive industries and enterprises based on sound business principles.
Msunduzi Innovation and Development Institute (MIDI) is a unique partnership between the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB), Msunduzi Municipality, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and Durban University of Technology (DUT). MIDI actively promotes a Safe, Learning, Environmentally Conscious, Working and Playing City under their ‘Umbrella Campaign’.
Pietermaritzburg, situated within the Msunduzi Municipal boundary, is the Capital City of The Province of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Pietermaritzburg has come a long way from the quiet, colonial outpost it once was. Today, it is a modern South African city that is home to over 600 000 people of diverse cultures.
Discover the true essence of Pietermaritzburg – a city with a heritage rich in cultural significance, sporting excitement and travelling opportunities.
Productivity SA is established in terms of section 31 (1) of the Employment services Act, No. 4 of 2014 as a juristic person with a mandate to promote employment growth and productivity thereby contributing to South Africa’s socio economic development and competitiveness.
PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN
Proudly South African seeks to strongly influence procurement in public and private sectors, to increase local production, influence consumers to buy local and stimulate job creation. This is in line with government’s plans to revive South Africa’s economy so that millions of jobs can be created and unemployment can be decreased under the New Growth Path Plan.
ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
The Royal Agricultural Society of Natal is an organisation ‘not for gain’ committed to serving the interests of Agriculture, Commerce and Industry in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal in particular and South Africa as a whole. The RAS aspires to facilitate interaction, education and trade through the medium of exhibitions and shows.
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is an agency of the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). Seda was established in December 2004, through the National Small Business Amendment Act, Act 29 of 2004. It is mandated to implement government’s small business strategy; design and implement a standard and common national delivery network for small enterprise development; and integrate government-funded small enterprise support agencies across all tiers of government.
TRADE & INVESTMENT KWAZULU-NATAL
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal is a South African trade and inward investment promotion agency, established to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination and to facilitate trade by assisting local companies to access international markets.
UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL
A truly South African university that is academically excellent, innovative in research, critically engaged with society and demographically representative, redressing the disadvantages, inequities and imbalances of the past.