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KwaZulu-Natal Business 2017-18 edition

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KwaZulu-Natal Business 2017/18 is the ninth edition of this highly successful publication that has, since its launch in 2008, established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the KwaZulu-Natal Province. The 2017/18 edition includes special features on the Richards Bay area and its increasingly important Industrial Development Zone, the investment appeal of Durban and the growing maritime economy. Up-to-date overviews on the province’s economic sectors provide unique insights. Global Africa Network Media (www.gan.co.za), the publisher of KwaZulu-Natal Business, specialises in business-to-business print and electronic publications, producing a series of region-specific, annual print journals. Every province in South Africa is covered by this unique range of journals and websites, complemented by a national business guidebook, South African Business.

PROFILE A global leader

PROFILE A global leader in bather protection Keeping bathers safer for five decades. The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board is a public entity (under the auspices of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs). The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence (KZNSB) is a global leader in bather protection against sharks while minimising environmental impact. The KZNSB with over 50 years of experience, is the oldest and only organisation in South Africa dedicated to providing bather protection against sharks. Key supporting activities include educational outreach and marine tourism programmes to create awareness about safe bathing and the marine environment. The KZN Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence: • Protects bathers against shark attacks • Conducts biological research on sharks • Educates the public about the activities of the KZN Sharks Board • Informs the public about the role of sharks in the marine environment • Facilitates skills development, enterprise development and community engagement. Triple Helix Model Skills Development The KZNSB has achieved multiple accreditations. Accreditation is an affirmation of KZNSB’s highest standards of teaching and learning and bestows our graduates with internationally recognised certificates. The student and graduate placement remains a key differentiator between KZNSB and other institutions. The Co-operative Education Unit has successfully gained industry recognition resulting in a high percentage of students and graduates attaining work placements. Community Engagement Community Engagement remains central to the “Triple Helix” model and several key projects have been delivered including boatbuilding projects at Enkovukeni and EMdlebeni. Careers expos have been held in almost every district in the province. The Umfolozi River project funded to the tune of R6.1-million demonstrates our leading position of being a community-oriented organisation. Enterprise Development The Maritime Centre of Excellence’s Enterprise Development’s overall objective is to contribute towards the creation, growth and sustainability of small businesses in the maritime sector thereby creating jobs and resulting in the growth of the maritime sector’s contribution towards the province and country’s GDP. CONTACT INFO Address: 1a Herrwood Drive, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Tel: +27 31 566 0400 | Fax: +27 31 566 0493 Website: www.shark.co.za KWAZULU-NATAL BUSINESS 2017/18 44

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