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Limpopo Business 2018-19 edition

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A unique guide to business and investment in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Launched in 2007, the 2018/19 edition of Limpopo Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Limpopo Province. Limpopo has many investment and business opportunities. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on developments in the transport and logistics sector and a focus on tourism. Interviews with industry leaders in development finance from the Industrial Development Corporation and the Small Enterprise Development Agency share their insights into the state of the provincial economy. Investment news related to mining, telecommunications and development finance is carried in overviews of all the main economic sectors. The publication also has a comprehensive register of all provincial government and municipal contact details. Updated information on Limpopo is also available through our monthly e-newsletter - which you can subscribe to at www.globalafricanetwork.com

A REGIONAL OVERVIEW OF

A REGIONAL OVERVIEW OF THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE

Corridors of development and Special Economic Zones are creating conducive conditions for investors. By John Young The Limpopo Province’s 125 754km² covers a remarkably diverse geographical and cultural landscape that is also rich in minerals and agricultural products. The Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the north of the province, illustrates a rich history of a sophisticated trading kingdom in the period between 900 and 1300AD. Archaeological finds in the Waterberg area point to Stone Age settlements. The Makapans Valley (Ndebele history and palaeontological exhibits) is linked to the Cradle of Humankind site in neighbouring Gauteng: both are important fossil sites. The Waterberg Biosphere has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Most of the famous Kruger National Park falls in the Limpopo Province and the province is home to many private game lodges, nature reserves and golf estates. The province shares international borders with Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique and its South African neighbours are the provinces of Mpumalanga, Gauteng and North West. Proximity to the large cities of Gauteng (including Johannesburg and Pretoria) make it easy for horticultural and other products to be sold in that large and prosperous market. The N1 highway (“Great North Road”) is a key

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