Ministerial Sanitation Task Team

Report
GIYANI
VISION
• A municipality where environmental
sustainability, agriculture and tourism thrives
for economic growth.
DEMOGRAPHICS
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Population 244,217(Decline)
Household 63 535 (Increase)
Unemployment rate 47%
Dependency rate
74%
Youth unemployment 61%
Poverty levels
45%
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60 councilors
30 wards
91 villages
CBD and 7 sections of the townships
Location
GGM is one of the five municipalities in mopani
It is located in the far north of limpopo
It borders in the east with KNP and
baphalaborwa municipality.
On the west with Makhado and in the north
with Thulamela.
It also shares its borders with Tzaneen and
Letaba on the south.
Location cont..
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It is plus minus 180 km fro Polokwane
400km from Pretoria
450 km from Joburg
30km to Kruger national park via Shangoni
gate.
Heritage sites
Only one heritage sites has since been declared
Baleni(production of salt and also natural hot
spring)
In addition there is also a statue of the tsonga
Shangaan people Hosi Nghunghunyani located
at Giyani information center.
Economy
• The local economy is based on tourism and
agriculture
• Mining happen at a lesser scale(24 mines are
disused)
• Agriculture is the backbone of the local
economy.
• LED strategy is currently under review and will
be adopted in june 2014
Economy cont
• Proximity to KNP is also a competitive
advantage for tourism.
• Opening of Shangoni gate will a catalyst to
economic growth.

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