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DDP6 Overall Goals and Objectives



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3.2DDP6 Overall Goals and Objectives

3.2.1Summary of Key Issues


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

Goal

Objectives

1. Promotion of industrial development for economic diversification and development

To implement the industrial policy

To train entrepreneurs in both managerial and technical skills



2. Development and promotion of the district’s natural resources to the advantage of the district and socio-economic growth

To identify and facilitate the use of natural resources


3. To encourage self-reliance as a means to the development of the district

To encourage self-help projects at village level including SHHA

4. To promote good working relationship among all stakeholders

To enhance consultation and transparency

5. To create conducive environment for potential investors

To ensure availability of serviced land

To market the district as a strategy for investment

To improve and expand physical infrastructure

To provide adequate community/public facilities



6. To uplift the socio-economic status of the RADS

T continue the RADP Programme

7. Reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the district

To intensify the campaign against and awareness for HIV/AIDS

To mainstream of HIV/AIDS into development projects



8. Make the district a safe and habitable place

To raise public confidence in the police personnel and promotion of crime prevention measures

9. Promotion of livestock and arable farming

To implement of various agricultural policies and programmes

10. To improve water quality and guard against misuse

To replicate the pre-paid metering system throughout the district

To connect the River villages to the Molatedi dam



11. To improve access to education at all levels in the district

To maintain education facilities

To provide additional facilities

To reduce the teacher/pupil ratio




3.2.3Environmental Goals


Table 3.8 Environmental Goals and Objectives

Goal

Objectives

1. To protect the environment as well as conserve natural resources

To promote of community based natural resources management projects

To promote waste management techniques that are compatible with the modern standards

To promote environmental education through public awareness programmes

To facilitate the integration of environmental education into formal education

To foster environmental friendly practices through the formulation, review and facilitation of relevant environmental policies and legislations

To prevent sanitation related diseases

To designate and monitor extraction sites for sand and gravel and ensuring mandatory rehabilitation of those sites

3.2.4Framework for Monitoring Sector Goals and Objectives


Table 3.9 Sector Goals, Objectives and Strategies

Goal

Objectives

Strategies

1. Promotion of industrial development for economic diversification and development

To implement the Industrial development Policy

To enhance managerial and technical skills of entrepreneurs



Mobilise communities to utilise CEDA loans and to venture into income generating activities

Training of entrepreneurs in both managerial and technical skills



2. To develop and promote of the district’s natural resources to the advantage of the district and socio-economic growth

To identify and facilitate the use of natural resources

Encourage community based groups to start community based natural resource projects

Provide advise to the communities through the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)



3. To encourage self-reliance as a means to the development of the district

To encourage self-help projects at village level including SHHA

Encourage communities to implement self-help projects and to acquire the SHHA loan

4. To promote good working relationship among all stakeholders

To enhance consultation and transparency

Meet with district leadership quarterly for exchange of information

Meet with VDC’s to give them feedback on projects and programmes implemented in the district



5. To create conducive environment for potential investors

To ensure availability of serviced land

To market the district as a strategy for investment

To improve and expand physical infrastructure

To provide adequate community/public facilities



Service Pilane Industrial Site

Develop the Central Business District

Construction of proper storm water drainage

Construction fire station and provision of fire fighting equipment

Construction of streetlights

Construction of a multi-purpose civic hall



6. To uplift the socio-economic status of the RADS

To continue the RADP Programme

Purchasing of livestock for the RADS

Encourage and revive income generating projects



7. To reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the district

To intensify the campaign against and awareness for HIV/AIDS

To mainstream of HIV/AIDS into development projects



Organise organize workshops for various groups in the district

Organize HIV/AIDS fares in the district

Observe the World AIDS Day

Encourage the community to test for HIV and enrol in the ARV programme

Ensure that HIV/AIDS issues are incorporated into the development projects


8. To make the district a safe and habitable place

To raise public confidence in the police personnel and promotion of crime prevention measures

Construction of a semi-urban police station at Mmathubudukwane

Extension of VHF radio trunking and digital microwave

Organize crime prevention seminars


9. To promote livestock and arable farming

To implement various agricultural policies and programmes

Implementation of the Fencing Component of the National Agricultural Development Policy

Implementation of the NAMPAADD programme

Training of farmers in various skills

Preserve fertile arable land through the production of integrated land use plans



10. To improve water quality and guard against misuse of water

To put up water saving measures

To carry out evaluation of water quality and provide an alternative source



Replicate the pre-paid metering system throughout the district

Connecting the River villages to the Molatedi dam

Rehabilitation of water systems as and when necessary


11. To improve access to education at all levels in the district

To ensure the implementation of the Revised National Policy on Education

Upgrading of all secondary schools

Construction of College of Applied Arts

Provision additional facilities both at secondary and primary schools

3.2.5Framework for Monitoring Environmental Goals and Objectives


Table 3.10 Environmental Goals, Objectives and Strategies

Goal

Objectives

Strategies

1. To protect the environment as well as conserve natural resources

To promote community based natural resources management projects

To promote waste management techniques that are compatible with the modern standards

To promote environmental education through public awareness programmes

To foster environmental friendly practices through the formulation, review and facilitation of relevant environmental policies and legislations

To prevent sanitation related diseases

To designate and monitor extraction sites for sand and gravel and ensuring mandatory rehabilitation of those sites



Enforcement of conservation bye-laws

Encourage the formation of Community Based Organizations through the TAC

Come up with the District Waste Management Plan

Develop Sanitary landfills and sewerage disposal systems

Conduct Environmental awareness workshops

Facilitate community education on environmental issues

Ensure regular environmental audits and reporting

Recommend the passing of the EIA legislation

Encourage the use of dry compost toilets

Come up with monitoring measures to ensure proper extraction of sand and gravel







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