Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA)

What is this?
The purpose of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) is to improve cooperative governance across the three spheres of government, in partnership with institutions of traditional leadership, to ensure that provinces and municipalities carry out their service delivery and development functions effectively. It publishes downloadable information (in .pdf format) on municipal support and capacity-building programmes.
Key points
  • Links to relevant policy documents, acts, and strategic plans
  • Information and portal links to key municipal programmes (e.g. IUDF, MIG, CWP, Back to Basics)
What can it be used for?
The COGTA website provides documentation on policies, laws, and strategic plans, including at the municipal level. It includes information on how service delivery is shared across the three spheres of government. This information can be used when analysing budgets and public spending.
How can it be accessed and used?
  1. Visit CoGTA’s homepage
  2. Click on the Programmes tab at the top of the page to find more information on a specific municipal programme, or
  3. Click on the Documents tab at the top of the page to download annual reports, strategic plans and other reporting documents

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