Generally the key issues for the district range from poor implementation of projects, poor and inadequate monitoring of projects, unemployment, environmentally healthy facilities, mushrooming of settlements and uncontrolled growth of settlements, rampant HIV/AIDS, land use conflicts and indiscriminate sand extraction.
3.2.2DDP6 Development Goals
The National Development Plan and the District Development Plan together with various government policies are guiding elements for the development of the district. The District Development Plan interprets the goals and objectives of the National Development Plan for implementation at district level.
Pursuant to the National Development Plan Eight’s theme of “Sustainable Economic Growth” and National Development Plan Nine’s theme of “Towards the Realisation of Vision 2016”, the broad goals of Kgatleng District are economic growth, poverty reduction, employment creation and the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The district’s goals were carefully selected to address the pillars of vision 2016.
Table 3.7 DDP 6 development goals and objectives
1. Promotion of industrial development for economic diversification and development