A competitive economy within a sustainable environment.
To create and facilitate the development of a competitive economy, sustainable environment and tourism growth.
The mandate of the Department is to facilitate the provincial economy, promote and manage environmental and tourism activities. To carry out this mandate, the department pursues the following:
Ensuring the promotion of economic planning, conducting research and implementation and monitoring of economic development programs;
Creating an enabling environment for SMMEs and Co-operatives to succeed in order to improve the quality of life of the people of Limpopo Province;
Stimulating economic growth through industry development, trade and investment promotion;
Ensuring that businesses in all sectors are regulated and an environment created whereby consumers are effectively protected;
Ensuring sustainable environmental management, utilisation and regulation of natural resources;
Ensuring protection and sustainable natural resource management and utilisation;
Providing environmental empowerment support services; and
Ensure regulation, promotion and development of tourism in the province.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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