The UMhlosinga Development Agency is a municipal entity dedicated to the planning and implementation of a programme of sustainable economic growth and development in the district of uMkhanyakude, North-Eastern KwaZulu-Natal.
It is an inlcusive, thriving district economy that directly benefits all of the communities and residents of uMkhanyakude District Municipality
They co-ordinate, plan, and manage the implementation of a locally driven programme to fast-track development of the local economy of the district of Umkanyakude.
To foster local action to remove barriers and blockages to equitable and sustainable growth and development of the local economy;
To facilitate simultaneous and parallel donor, public and private investment to the district economy for maximum socio-economic development impact;
To broaden and diversify participation in the district economy to reverse economic and social exclusion; and,
To develop robust institutional partnerships, linkages and networks to support and optimise development interventions.