Vision
A growing, diversified and prosperous economy in the North West Province.
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Mission
To achieve the development and growth of a well coordinated, vibrant, diversified and sustainable economy that will create jobs and eradicate unemployment in the North West Province.
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BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS ADVERT 2014
The MEC for finance, Economy and Enterprise Development Wendy Nelson tabled 2014/15 budget votes...Read more
HOD Meets with North West Business Forum
Meeting between the North West Business Forum and the Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism....Read more
"Economic Development rolls out Liquor awareness campaigns “....Read more
NORTH WEST BRICS EXPO AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TOURISM CONFERENCE IN FULL SWING
Deputy Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa , Premier Modise and MEC Rosho officially opening the conference....Read more
“Be ambassadors of your own Province” says MEC Rosho
The 21st of February has been declared internationally by the Tourist Guides Fraternity as the World Tourist Guide Day and is celebrated annually....Read more
National Strategic Environmental Assessment
As part of facilitating the efficient implementation of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC) Strategic Integrated Project 8 (SIP8), which is the,....Read more
MAKING IT HAPPEN: EXPLORING THE NATURE AND SUCCESS OF COOPORATIVES
“We believe that cooperatives are more resilient when confronted with economic crisis than any other form of enterprises. ,....Read more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS WOMEN EMPOWERMENT GROWTH INITIATIVE
The North West Provincial Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and
Tourism (DEDECT),....Read more
CONSUMERS URGED NOT TO FALL IN DEBT TRAP
“Let’s try to avoid getting ourselves into debt and buying things we can’t afford”, said Mr.
Seile Letsogo: Deputy Director of Consumer Affairs within the Department of Economic
Development,....Read more
MEC ROSHO TAKES TOURISM TO ANOTHER LEVEL
The North West Provincial Department of Economic Development, Environment Conservation,
and Tourism (DEDECT) took its first step of taking tourism to another level by reviewing
...Read more
NW REPRESENTS AT THE WORLD TRAVEL MARKET IN LONDON
The Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism, together with its agency, the North West Parks and Tourism Board recently represented the province at .....Read more
GOVERNMENT OBSTINATE ABOUT WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
“Innovation remains the critical component of any enterprise development leading to new economic,
entrepreneurial, or educational opportunities....Read more
14th SACCA CONGRESS OPENS IN SUN CITY
The National Treasury’s Co-operative Banks Development Agency (CBDA) in partnership with the North West Department of Economic Development Environment Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT), and the African Confederation ....Read more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPBEAT WITH SERVICE DELIVERY
The Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism through its Enterprise Information Centers conducted Awareness Campaigns in three districts....Read more
NORTH WEST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SCOOPS SAIGA
Mahikeng The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT) have made the province proud by scooping....Read more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HOSTS THE SUPA DRIFT SERIES NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND MAFIKENG FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA
Mmabatho Stadium in Mahikeng- 28 September....Read more
Mafikeng Fashion Extravaganza
Mmabatho convention Center - 28 September....Read more
Supa Drift Championship-Mahikeng
Come and join the Supa Drift Championship where SMME's will have an opportunity to showcase products and services of the North West Province .....Read more
WOMEN IN TAVERNS AND STOKVELS WANT TO GROW THEIR BUSINESSES
The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism in concluding its women’s month celebrations interacted with women in taverns and stokvels in Wolmaranstad recently .....Read more
MEC ROSHO EMPOWERS WOMEN IN MINING
We need to make an oath of success by standing together to transform the mining sector; this was said by MEC Motlalepula .....Read more
Women Sessions
Click here to access the women session advert....Read more
MEC ROSHO HANDS OVER BUILDING TO THE FEEL AT HOME DISABILITY CENTRE
Mme Motlalepula Rosho, MEC for the Department of Economic Development, Environ-ment Conservation and Tourism in the North West Province handed over a building to the Feel At Home Disability Centre....Read more
MEC ROSHO LAUNCHES THE 1st EMERGENCY SER-VICE COMPANY IN THE NORTH WEST, OWNED BY YOUNG PEOPLEE, ....Read more
In 2012 teachers from Bojanala, Dr Ruth S. Mompati, Dr Ngaka Modiri Molema and Dr Kenneth Kaunda Dis-tricts were work shopped on the Eco-Schools pro-gramme, ....Read more
MEC ROSHO URGES PUBLIC TO EAT.THINK.SAVE
The theme for this year‟s celebration “Think. Eat. Save‟‟ aims at empowering communities to make decisions that will help protect the environment, ....Read more
Hydrogen SA Infrastructure centre opened in Potchefstroom, North West
Scientists, delegates and politicians gathered at the HySA Infrastructure centre on the Potchefstroom campus of the North West University for the official launch function of the centre by Minister of Science of Technology, ....Read more
North West’s first solar energy farm set to supply national grid
It was a momentous occasion for renewable energy when the first solar farm for the North West Province, the RustMo1 Solar Farm, was officially launched on-site by Energy Minister Dipuo Peters on 28 May 2013....Read more
STATEMENT ON OUTCOME OF INVESTIGATION REPORT INTO THE CONDUCT OF OFFICIALS OF "DEDECT"
The Department had commissioned an independent investigation following the issuing of hunting and translocation/export permits ....Read more
MEC ROSHO LEADS BY EXAMPLE- MAHIKENG CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN
As the Executive Council of the North West, we have raised concern on the status of waste management in the Mahikeng area....Read more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUDGET SPEECH 2013-2014
Budget Speech Delivered By The Member Of The Executive Council Responsible For Economic Development, Environment, Conservation And Tourism – Mec Motlalepula Rosho....Read more
BRICS Expo, a commended initiative by entrepreneurs
February marked the first-ever BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Expo and International Trade and Tourism Conference in the North West Province since amalgamation of South Africa to this federation in 2010.....Read more
DEDECT Celebrates World Wetlands Day
Mothopestad Village, near Koster, had the honour of hosting the celebration of World Wetlands Day in the North West Province on the 1st March 2013. The purpose of the event, hosted by the Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism, ....Read more
Re: THE DEPARTMENT (DEDECT) CELEBRATED CONSUMER DAY WITH JUSTICE INSTITUTIONS
The Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism joined the consumer organizations around the globe in celebrating the World Consumer Rights Day.....Read more
MEC ROSHO DELIVERS ON HER PROMISE TO COOPERATIVES
The MEC for the Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism, Mme Motlalepula Rosho recently handed over equipment to 18 women cooperative projects across all four districts of the North West Province....Read more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUDGET SPEECH 2012-2013
Hon. Speaker I want to borrow from the words of wisdom on the writings of Nguni wa Thiong’o from the book of “weep not, Child” that reads thus, “The African shops were built in two rows which faced one another....Read more
PREMIER THANDI MODISE URGES YOUNG PEOPLE TO PRESERVE THE ENVIRONEMT
on the 7th June 2012,at Mount Amanzi, Haartebeespoort. The province merged the celebration with the endorsement of the Magaliesberg Biosphere by all affected stakeholders. ....Read more
2012/2013 BUDGET SPEECH HIGHLIGHTS AS PRESENTED BY MEC MOTLALEPULA ROSHO
The following will be the department’s priorities during the 2012/2013 financial year ...Read more
MOLEWA SIGNS VREDEFORT DOME MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH LANDOWNERS
INDUSTRY...

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Edna Molewa accompanied by MEC’s Motlalepala Rosho and Mamiki Qhalate for North West and Free State respectively....Read more
2012 State Of The Provice Address...
On January 8th 2012, the African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its 100th anniversary, marking a century of proud, tireless and selfless struggle to advance the cause of freedom for all our people...Read more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE IN NALEDI MUNICIPALITY
In our country transformation and advancement of the previously disadvantaged must be seen as means of not only achieving a sustainable economy but...Read more
Department observes World Wetland Day..
Mogobe ke tikologo eo mo go yone metsi e leng one a tsayang karalo e tona mee go na le diphologolo mmogo le dimela tseo di tshelang moo....Read more
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