Business and Investment

The Knysna Municipality is dedicated to ensure that a favourable environment is created to promote economic growth and development of all residents and businesses.

This key objective is led by the Economic Development Department which focuses on promoting economic growth, job creation, reducing poverty and monitoring inequalities. The department does this through a number of projects and programmes including:

  •  investment promotion,
  • entrepreneurship development programmes,
  • sector development strategies,
  • informal trading,
  • a business support facilities framework and
  • specific economic development interventions such as the Timber Cluster Initiative and the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme in Karatara and Rheenendal.

Read more:

Contact Manager Economic Development:

Ms Ilse van Schalkwyk
Telephone: +27 (0)44 302 6358
Email: ivanschalkwyk@knysna.gov.za

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    Events on May 26, 2017
    Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna, South Africa Description: Council Meeting
    Events on June 6, 2017
    Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Planning and Integrated Human Settlements Committee Meeting
    Events on June 7, 2017
    Special Council Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Special Council Meeting
    Events on June 12, 2017
    Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Description: Finance Governance and Economic Development Committee Meeting
    Events on June 13, 2017
    Community Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Community Services Meeting
    Events on June 14, 2017
    Technical Services Meeting
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Technical Services Meeting
    Events on June 29, 2017
    Mayoral Committee Meeting
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Knysna Municipality, Clyde St, Knysna, 6570, South Africa Description: Mayoral Committee Meeting