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Features. NDM Locality Natural Resources The Orange River is arguably the areas most significant natural resource, as it feeds the region’s agricultural.

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1 Features

2 NDM Locality

3 Natural Resources The Orange River is arguably the areas most significant natural resource, as it feeds the region’s agricultural activities and the alluvial diamond mines (e.g. at Alexander Bay). The Atlantic Ocean to the West is ideal for fishing, due to the cold Benguela current. The area consists largely of semi-arid land, that is popular for its natural flora, with the flower route being one of the main tourism initiatives of the area. The undeveloped nature and climate of the area makes it ideal for star-gazing The climate of the area gives it a competitive advantage for renewal energy generation ability to make development sustainable—to ensure that it meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” Brundtland Commission. “

4 A New Direction A government institution legislatively mandated to stimulate economic and social transformation within the jurisdiction of the Namakwa District Municipality. By fostering partnership with relevant institutions to ensure sustainable development Proactively supporting and capacitating B-municipalities, Be a transparent and accountable centre of excellence.

5 Vision 2014  Ensuring the delivery of basic services which include Water, Sanitation, Electricity and Waste Management  Creation of a Thousand Job opportunities as part of 4,5 million EPWP jobs to be reached by  Transformation of administrative and financial systems of NDM and Relevant B-Municipalities, which includes Supply Chain Management  Clean Audits for all 6 Municipalities in 2014  Building municipal capacity to enable municipalities to collect their revenue  Ensure Sustainable Economic and Social Transformation in the District

6 Plan of Action Organizational Re-design Structural Realignment Spatial Organization Reorganizing space (optimal utilization) Information and Knowledge Management Dedicated Capacity Skills Development and Training Civic Education Partnerships

7 Climate Change ‘through our actions, we also need to respond to the notion that there is a trade-off to be made between faster economic growth and the preservation of our environment. We must prove that faster economic growth can be achieved alongside the sustainable management of our natural resources’ President Zuma. “

8 Thank You Municipal Manager:Ms. Madeleinne Brandt Tel: Fax:


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