Thursday, 15 March 2012 08:49
Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Richard Baloyi will give a key note address at a seminar on sharing stories on Local Economic Development (LED), municipal budgeting and service improvement.
The seminar is organised by the P3 partners which are the Swedish Association of Local Authorities (SALAR), the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), the Association of Local Authorities in Botswana (ALAN) and the Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA).
The seminar will be held as follows:
DATE : 19 March 2012
TIME : 14:00
VENUE : Emperors Palace, Johannesburg
The seminar, which will be hosted by SALGA, will mark the end of the current partnership and the beginning of the new partnerships across Southern African countries. The partnership is funded by the European Union and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).
It involves piloting of tools in 25 municipalities in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana on the following:
* Standardized budgeting (Namibia)
* Transparent tariff setting in municipal budgeting
* Service improvement, an internal approach
* Various analytical tools to promote LED, focusing on the role of municipalities.
Issued by Adv. Tommy Ntsewa 0820524600
Special Advisor to the Minister and Acting Chief of Staff.