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Title: Department%20of%20Environmental%20Affairs%20and%20Tourism%20Briefing%20on%20DEAT%20Strategic%20Plan%202004-2007%2001%20June%202004


1
Department of Environmental Affairs and
Tourism Briefing on DEAT Strategic Plan
2004-2007 01 June 2004
2
Setting the scene for Strategic Plan
2004- 2007 Ten years of freedom Beginning of
second decade - focus on implementation and
delivery Building a people's contract for a
better SA and a better world Towards single
integrated economy that benefits al Social
Compact to deliver jobs State has to improve its
performance
3
Our DEAT Vision 'A prosperous and equitable
society living in harmony with our natural
resources" Our DEAT Mission To lead sustainable
development in the environment and tourism
sectors for a better life for all
4
KEY FOCUS AREAS 1. Create conditions for
sustainable tourism growth and development 2.
Promote the conservation and sustainable
development of our natural resources 3. Protect
and improve the quality and safety of the
environment 4. Promote a global sustainable
development agenda .Transformation
5
ACHIEVEMENTS 2003/2004 (some examples) Tourism
Growth and Development Growth in overseas
arrivals for 20034.2 increase TEP assisted 1700
SMMEs and created 10 000 jobs 1057 tourism
establishments graded Approved Destination Status
with China signed Document on roll out of tourism
in NEPAD developed
6
Natural resource management Completion of 4yr
commercial fishery rights process 2nd
Environmental Court opened in PE Mapungubwe
declared as SA's 5th World Heritage
Site Amalgamation of Golden Gate and Qwa-Qwa in
final stages Biodiversity and Protected Areas
Bills passed by Parliament TFCAs Maloti /
Drakensberg project launched. Ai-Ais /
Richtersveld Transfrontier Park treaty signed
7
ACHIEVEMENTS 2003/2004 (some examples) Environment
al quality and protection Thor clean up process
commenced Plastic Bag regulations came into
effect in May 2003 Multi-point plan leads to 40
reduction in So2 load in Durban Industrial
Basin NEMA 1st 2nd Amendments passed Air
Quality Bill in Parliament
8
Sustainable Development agenda SA chaired CSD 11
and established 10 year Program of Work for CSD
to implement JPOI Successfully participated in
CSD 12(with DWAF Dept Housing) Anniversary of
WSSD on 4 Sept 2003, raised awareness on
implementing WSSD outcomes WSSD book completed
-to be launched in 2004" Successful hosting of
World Parks Congress
9
Achievements 2003/2004 (some examples) Transforma
tion In fishing industry - 2200 rights
allocated, 77 SMME and 60 BEE Additional 859
subsistence rights to communities (KZN and
EC) Poverty relief funds R667m spent on 398
community projects (78 in rural
areas) Procurement in DEAT 42 BEE Internship
programme in DEAT 52 currently
10
Government priorities Growing first economy and
intervening in second economy Implementation of
Micro-economic Reform Strategy (MERS) and
investment in key economic growth and
labour-absorptive sectors (tourism) Implementing
Growth and Development Summit (GDS)
agreements Extend Tourism Enterprise
Programme Focus on competitiveness (tourism) SA
to plan for hosting of 2010 Soccer World Cup
11
Government priorities Resolve issues
re Spatial Development Initiatives (SDIs-Wild
Coast) Dealing with social roots of crime in
communities (MCM) Organized crime
syndicates Special courts (MCM) Better health
profile of nation (Air Quality Bill)
12
Government priorities Second economy
interventions eliminate conditions of extreme
poverty and create conditions for sustainable
livelihoods temporary work opportunities 1
million jobs through Expanded Public Works
Programme (EPWP) Re-alignment of Integrated
Development Plans (IDPs), ISRDP, UR etc Financing
protocol for ISRDP and UR Broad-based black
economic empowerment Skills development Learnershi
ps Labour-intensive methods to be used (EPW)
13
Government priorities Global governance (WSSD/
JPOI implementation) Consolidation of African
agenda (NEPAD) South-South co-operation Economic
integration in Southern Africa (TFCAs)
14
Tourism growth and development Objectives and
deliverables
Strategic objectivePosition SA as an
international tourism destination develop
domestic tourism
Build partnerships and mobilise resources for
international and domestic tourism marketing
Align diplomatic effort and unblocking strategy
around target markets segments Tourism
Development Plan for 2010
Strategic Objective Develop a competitive and
transformed tourism product and services platform
Strategic objective Address gaps in the tourism
logistics value chain
Ensure accurate, reliable statistics to inform
tourism growth strategy
Promote diverse, competitive, demand driven
industry and ensure service excellence through
HRD and quality assurance
Strategic objective Build a tourism nation
Provide planning, implementation and coordination
support to stakeholders and government agencies
Strategic objective Strengthen cooperative
governance
15
Natural resource management Objectives and
deliverables
Implement new laws (Protected Areas
Biodiversity , Coastal) NBSAP consolidate
protected areas TFCAs 12 new fisheries
commercial subsistence fishing rights
establish aquaculture industry
Strategic Objective National system of managing
biodiversity conservation
Cost recovery studies identification of income
streams harbours program
Strategic Objective Conservation fishing
industry contribute to cost of managing resources
Strategic objectiveDevelop natural resource
information system for effective monitoring,
reporting information dissemination
Register of protected areas information
management system for biodiversity fisheries
coastal marine awareness campaign
Strategic objectiveIncreased participation of
marginalized people in co-operative management,
equitable use benefit sharing
Fisheries co-management systems implement CBNRM
guidelines equity benefit sharing arrangements
Improve regulation of trade in natural resources
CITES implementation boost natural resource
compliance capacity enhance environmental
courts reduce IUU fishing
Strategic objectiveReduce illegal trade in
unsustainable use of natural resources
16
Environmental quality protection Objectives and
deliverables
Effective environmental impact management (EIM)
process service fees charged for EIM service
enforceable EQP authorisations
Strategic Objective Negative impacts of new
developments are mitigated managed
Compliance monitoring statistics and trends 6
high profile enforcement cases per year
Strategic ObjectiveIncreased compliance with
environmental legislation and authorization
Strategic objective Reduced releases of
prioritized pollutants and waste steams into the
environment and landfills logistics value chain
Implementation of National AQM law and strategy
reduction in prioritised hazardous
non-hazardous waste streams entering landfills
broader environment
Implementation of SA international EQ P
commitments
Strategic objectiveSouth Africas international
influence in respect of EQP related MEAs is
reinforced
17
Sustainable development Objectives and
deliverables
Effective participation in strategic
international agreements strengthened
multilateral institutions resource mobilisation
strategy enhanced South-South cooperation
Strategic ObjectiveLead SA in effective
engagement in international agreements in
tourism, environment sustainable development
Strategic ObjectiveLead SAs engagement in
environment and tourism agreements in the region
and sub-region
Implementation of NEPAD and SADC tourism and
environment action plans strengthening of
sub-regional and regional institutions.
Strengthened institutional capacity for SD
sustainable development objectives in 10 year
vision and MTSF annual reporting to CSD launch
WSSD book SD conference on WSSD anniversary
Strategic objectiveLead SA in the promotion of a
national sustainable development agenda
Strategic objective Promote regional and
continental tourism growth
Build joint strategies and marketing capacity to
grow regional and African tourism market
18
Transformation Objectives and deliverables
Service standards complaints system compliance
with Access to Information Act language policy
EDMS implementation ICT and E government
Strategic Objective Improve service delivery
access
Employment equity skills development plan
implementation of gender policy revision of
recruitment policy retention strategy
Strategic Objective Develop and retain a
representative and performing team
Outreach campaigns functional intergovernmental
system NEAF learnerships internships
improved access to DEAT (call centre website)
Strategic objective Empower South Africans to
participate in environment and tourism Address
gaps in the tourism logistics value chain
Strategic objective Promote economic improvement
, job creation poverty eradication
Implement Faranani 50 BEE in procurement
procurement targets for public entities
Strengthen environmental courts enhance green
scorpionscorruption hotline align public
entities with govt priorities
Strategic objective Ensure the practice of good
governance within DEAT public entities
19
Government priorities SETAs to increase uptake
of learners (THETA) Finalize charters in
strategic sectors (Transformation scorecard for
tourism) Accelerate Tourism Enterprise
Programme Review sector strategies for BEE
(Tourism, MCM)
20
Faranani Working Together in building a
foundation for the future
Working for Tourism
Sustainable Land Based Livelihoods
Support for tourism enterprises Heritage
Development Infrastructure provision
Working for Wetlands Working for Water Land
rehabilitation Working on Fire
Working on Waste
Working for the Coast
Waste recycling initiatives, Buy back centres,
Rehabilitation of Secondary Pollution, Greening
Working for the Coast Upgrade Coastal
Infrastructure Sustainable Coastal livelihoods
People and Parks
Sustainable harvesting of natural resources
21
Service delivery strategy Partnerships to be
strengthened (People's contract) Integration of
work (specialty within 3 spheres -but focus on
local government) Intensified work in rural and
urban nodes Monitoring and evaluation system to
be improvelt
22
Growth in the MTEF Allocation
23
DEAT Baseline over the MTEF period
2003/04 R000 2004/05 R000 2005/06 R000 2006/07 R000
Allocation 1 465 978 1 623 407 1 651 343 1 754 451
Percentage Increase 10,74 1,72 6,24
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