Ugu South Coast Development Agency Ugu South Coast Development Agency
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Manufacturing
Park Rynie lndustrial Development.
Clothing and textiles.
Furniture manufacturing and incubation.
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Craft commercialisation.
Timber processing.
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Tourism
Investigate a Special Economic Zone (EPZ),
specifically a Tourism Development Zone (TDZ).
Development of adventure tourism cluster at Oribi Gorge.
Development of a conference/convention centre.
Hotels and beachfront leisure facilities.
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Development of tourist packages for
domestic markets.
African and Asian cuisine outlets.
Horse Shoe Farm Agri-tourism.
Nature/game reserve.
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Mining
Small-scale quarrying.
Formalisation of sand-winning.
Small-scale building material mining.
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Green Economy
Bio fuels production (such as the Hans Merensky project).
Biomass production.
Green buildings, materials and construction products.
Hydropower.
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Solar energy.
Waste and wastewater management.
Water and water technologies.
Wind energy.
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Agriculture
Agri-processing linked to Dube Tradeport.
Timber beneficiation.
Transition from subsistence to commercial farming
(incl Mariculture).
Expansion of macadamia, sugarcane, timber, bananas,
and vegetable production.
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Compartmentalised cold storages.
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Food processing industry opportunities (incl.
fruits and vegetable processing and
canning industry).
Greenhouse farming of cut flowers.
Seed production and processing.
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Infrastructure Development
Port Shepstone and Scottburgh beachfront re-development.
Ugu Sports Leisure Centre.
Small craft harbour.
Margate Airport upgrade.
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Upgrade beach facilities and tidal pools.
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Margate Olympic swimming pool.
Development of a Technology Hub.

About us

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Mandate:

South Coast Development Agency (SCDA) is an Ugu District Municipality Agency established to promote investment and implement economic development initiatives within the District Municipality’s area of jurisdiction based on the Municipality’s integrated development plan and policies pertaining to this objective, thereby unlocking the economic potential of the District focusing on investment promotion, economic development, and social development.

Vision:

To strive to be a leading regional development agency by contributing towards sustainable economic and investment growth in KwaZulu-Natal.

Mission:

To promote an investor-friendly environment and to facilitate development projects that will enable inclusive economic growth and job creation.

Values:

  1. Ethicality.
  2. Professionalism.
  3. Delivery of quality service.
  4. Transparency.
  5. Integrity.
  6. Non-favouritism.

Goals:

  1. To contribute to the economic growth within the South Coast Region.
  2. To build a sustainable Agency that strives for business and service delivery excellence.

Strategic Objectives:

  1. Increase facilitated direct investment.
  2. Deliver and optimise economic infrastructure projects.
  3. Increase levels of strategic project funding.
  4. Financial compliance with regulatory requirements.
  5. Package and promote investment opportunities for selected sectors.
  6. Building a high performing organisation with motivated staff.

Service Offerings:

  1. Investment promotion.
  2. Business support.
  3. SME/Cooperative development.
  4. Export promotion.
  5. Community and social development.
  6. Project development and management.
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