District Development Model

To accelerate, align and integrate service delivery

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A Game Changer

A Game Changer

The District Development Model aims to improve the coherence and impact of government service delivery with focus on 44 Districts and 8 Metros around the country as development spaces that can be used as centres of service delivery and economic development, including job creation.

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Integrated Governance

Under the District Development Model all three spheres of government coordinate and integrate development plans and budgets and mobilise the capacity and resources of government and civil society, including business, labour and community, in pursuit of inclusive growth and job creation.

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Integrated Governance

Municipal Profiles


“We plan to continue with the roll-out of the model until we have reached all 44 districts and all eight metros.  We have agreed that in this year we will launch in 23 districts, with all 52 concluded by August 2021,” – President Cyril Ramaphosa

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