Kgatleng district council kgatleng district development committee ministry of local government


Trade, Industry, Wildlife and Tourism Sector Goals and Objectives



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8.3Trade, Industry, Wildlife and Tourism Sector Goals and Objectives


Table 8.33 Sector Goals and Objectives

Department of Tourism

Goals

Objectives

To develop and promote the district’s natural and tourism resources and commercially exploit them on sustainable basis

To mobilize communities to come up with employment creation opportunities in the tourism sector

To sensitise communities and the public at large on the importance of tourism

To encourage communities in the district to invest in tourism development

Department of Industrial Affairs

Goals

Objectives

To promote industrial development by training entrepreneurs in various skills and provision of business advice

To train entrepreneurs various business skills and management

Department of Wildlife

Goals

Objectives

To manage species-specific off-take to fall within biological sustainable quota

To reduce over hunting due to abuse of licenses throughout the plan period

To reduce the killing of problem animals

To reduce poaching level by the end of the plan period.


To educate general public on the importance of wildlife

To promote awareness on the importance of wildlife

To facilitate the start of wildlife projects in schools



To develop guidelines for the conservation of species of concern

To come up with an inventory of wildlife species in the district

To develop management strategies for species of concern throughout the plan period



To engage community in the sustainable utilization of wildlife resources

To mobilize communities to engage in Community Based Natural Resources Management

To conduct appropriate training for communities in financial management skills and business ethics

To put in place a fully operational CBNRM coordinating mechanism




8.4Framework for Strategic Environmental Assessment


The most direct link between environment and this sector is the Wildlife and tourism, and industrial activities. However, the forthcoming E1A legislation will address environmental impacts of these activities.

8.4.1Evaluation of Environmental Key Issues with Sector Goals and Objectives


Table 8.34 Goals, Objectives, Environmental Key Issues and Impacts

Department of Tourism

Goals

Objectives

Environmental Key Issues

Impacts

To develop and promote the district’s natural and tourism resources and commercially exploit them on sustainable basis

To mobilize communities to come up with employment creation opportunities in the tourism sector

Land

Natural Resources



Over exploitation of natural resources

Land degradation



To sensitise communities and the public at large on the importance of tourism

To encourage communities in the district to invest in tourism development

Natural Resource

None

Department of Industrial Affairs

Goals

Objectives

Environmental Key Issues

Impacts

To promote industrial development by training entrepreneurs in various skills and provision of business advice

To train entrepreneurs various business skills and management

Land

Water supply

Pollution and Waste Management


Effective entrepreneurship

Department of Wildlife

Goals

Objectives

Environmental Key Issues

Impacts

To manage species-specific off-take to fall within biological sustainable quota

To reduce over hunting due to abuse of licenses throughout the plan period

To reduce the killing of problem animals

To reduce poaching level by the end of the plan period.


Land Management

Natural Resource Utilisation



Biological Conservation

To educate general public on the importance of wildlife

To promote awareness on the importance of wildlife

To facilitate the start of wildlife projects in schools



Natural Resource


Educated community

To develop guidelines for the conservation of species of concern

To come up with an inventory of wildlife species in the district

To develop management strategies for species of concern throughout the plan period



Natural Resource

Conservation of species

To engage community in the sustainable utilization of wildlife resources

To mobilize communities to engage in Community Based Natural Resources Management

To conduct appropriate training for communities in financial management skills and business ethics

To put in place a fully operational CBNRM coordinating mechanism


Land

Natural Resources



Over exploitation of natural resources

Land degradation


8.4.2Evaluation of Sector Policies and Programmes


Table 8.35 Goals, Objectives, Policies/Programmes and Impacts

Goal

Objectives

Policies/Programmes

Impacts

To develop and promote the district’s natural and tourism resources and commercially exploit them on a sustainable basis

To reduce over hunting due to abuse of licenses throughout the plan period

To reduce the killing of problem animals

To reduce poaching level by the end of the plan period.


CBNRM

Tourism Policy

Tourism Master Plan


Nothing much has been done in the district

To sensitise communities and the public at large on the importance of tourism

To promote awareness on the importance of wildlife

To facilitate the start of wildlife projects in schools



CBNRM

Tourism Policy

Tourism Master Plan


Nothing much has been done in the district

To promote industrial development by training entrepreneurs in various skills and provision of business advice

To come up with an inventory of wildlife species in the district

To develop management strategies for species of concern throughout the plan period



Industrial Development Policy

A number entrepreneurs have been trained in the district and the IFS office still intending to continue parting skills during plan period

To manage species specific take-off to fall within biological sustainable quota

To mobilize communities to engage in Community Based Natural Resources Management

To conduct appropriate training for communities in financial management skills and business ethics

To put in place a fully operational CBNRM coordinating mechanism


Wildlife Management Regulations

Wildlife Conservation and National Parks Act

Wildlife Conservation Policy


Nothing much has been done in the district

To educate general public on importance of wildlife

To promote awareness on the importance of wildlife

To facilitate the start of wildlife projects in schools



National Conservation Strategy

Wildlife Conservation and National Parks Act

Wildlife Conservation Policy


Nothing much has been done in the district

To develop Guidelines for the conservation of species of concern

To come up with an inventory of wildlife species in the district

To develop management strategies for species of concern throughout the plan period



National Conservation Strategy

Wildlife Conservation Policy



Nothing much has been done in the district

To engage communities in sustainable utilization of wildlife resources

To mobilize communities to engage in Community Based Natural Resources Management

To conduct appropriate training for communities in financial management skills and business ethics

To put in place a fully operational CBNRM coordinating mechanism


CBNRM

Nothing much has been done in the district





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