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Drakenstein economy overview

The Drakenstein municipal economy, the largest municipality in the Western Cape outside the City of Cape Town.

The Economic Growth and Tourism division provides an enabling and conducive economic environment to facilitate sustainable economic empowerment for all communities
within Drakenstein through the implementation of economic development projects, programmes and initiatives.


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Economic Growth and Tourism (EGT) division overview

The division is respon​sible for the implementation of the following projects, programmes and Initiatives to ensure economic growth:

• The promotion of the development of priority sectors which include Agriculture; Informal sector, Manufacturing; Technology; Transport and Logistics;

• Facilitate investment promotion in the key sectors to diversify the economy;

• Build skills for the future through responding to investor needs and matching skills with jobs;

• Facilitate meaningful job creation;

• Provide business support for thriving entrepreneurs in both the formal and informal economy; and

• Growing the Tourism sector as a priority sector in Drakenstein.


Mrs Chrismaré Carse

Senior Tourism Officer

t:               +27 21 807 7744

e:               Chrismare.Carse@drakenstein.gov.za

a:               5th Floor, Nedbank Centre, cnr Breda Street

                  and Berg River Boulevard, Paarl, 7646