Dear Valued Stakeholder

The Gauteng Department of Economic Development is facilitating stakeholder consultation during the public commenting phase of the Township Economic Development Draft Bill (TEDB). The purpose of the consultations is to:

  1. Solicit technical and legal inputs to enhance and enrich the Gauteng Township Economic Development Draft Bill.
  2. Outline the value, proposition the eventual Act will hold for local government and all stakeholders concerned – including township enterprises.
  3. Serve as an educational platform for all stakeholders concerned.
  4. Solicit buy-in from the general public/community and all stakeholders
  5. Promote transparency and public participation.

One of the mechanisms being used to obtain feedback and comments from the public is this mobile App survey.

We would like to request your responses to the following survey questions. Your input and recommendations on how township economies can be strengthened and will assist a great deal in the finalisation of the Gauteng Township Economic Development Draft Bill.

T1.

Which of the municipal by-laws are problematic for the development of township enterprises in your area?

T2.

What challenges do township enterprises face in accessing financial support/funding for the development of township enterprises?

T3.

What are the challenges of township enterprises in access markets for their products and service offering?

T4.

Which other economic sectors should be included in the Draft Bill? A list of economic sectors included in the Draft Bill should be provided with this question.

T5.

What challenges do township enterprises face regarding the licensing and registration of their businesses?

T6.

What are the challenges of township enterprises regarding training and development?

T7.

What other points would you like to raise regarding the Gauteng Township Economic Development Draft Bill and the empowerment of township enterprises?

T8.

Would you be comfortable providing us with your email address? (Optional)

T9.

Would you be comfortable providing us with your phone number? (Optional)

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