Economic Sector Support - About us
What is Economic Development?
Economic development is the creation of wealth from which community benefits are realised. It is more than a jobs program, it's an investment in growing the economy and enhancing the prosperity and quality of life for all residents.
Who are we?
The Economic Sector Support (ESS) Chief Directorate is within the branch Economic Operations in the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. The ESS Chief Directorate is responsible for boosting investments and exports as well as sector development in priority industries within the Western Cape.
For more information on the ESS Chief Directorate, please contact us:
Ilse van Schalkwyk
O21 483 9494
021 483 8767
021 483 5535