The Harry Gwala Development Agency is dedicated to fostering sustainable development and improving the quality of life for the residents of the Harry Gwala District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. We work collaboratively with various stakeholders to implement projects and programs that address the socio-economic challenges faced by our community.
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Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
In addition to agriculture and tourism, the municipality encourages modern investment ideas such as renewable energy projects, including wind farms and biomass energy production. The area's natural resources, such as forestry, provide opportunities for value-added processing industries. The municipality is committed to infrastructure development, including the improvement of roads and the establishment of industrial parks and business incubation centers.
A strategic location and ongoing infrastructure development. In addition to traditional sectors like agriculture, manufacturing, and services, the municipality encourages investments in renewable energy projects, such as solar farms and mini-grids. With its well-connected road networks and proximity to major transport routes, Greater Kokstad also presents opportunities for logistics and warehousing ventures. The municipality's focus on infrastructure development includes expanding broadband connectivity and upgrading water and sanitation systems.
Umzimkhulu Local Municipality presents investment opportunities in modern agricultural techniques, including greenhouse farming, vertical farming, and aquaculture. The municipality encourages investments in renewable energy, such as solar power generation, to meet local energy demands sustainably. There is also potential for adventure tourism and recreational facilities that capitalize on the area's natural landscapes and outdoor activities. Infrastructure development efforts focus on upgrading road networks, improving access to markets, and providing essential services, such as water and electricity, to support business development.
Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality invites investments in modern agricultural practices, such as precision farming and hydroponics, to maximize productivity and sustainability. The municipality also promotes agro-processing industries, including food processing and packaging facilities. In addition, there is potential for ecotourism ventures, nature-based experiences, and community-led tourism initiatives that showcase the area's cultural heritage. Infrastructure development plans include upgrading transportation networks, expanding access to high-speed internet, and enhancing water and sanitation infrastructure to support investment and economic growth.