Integrated Wild Coast Development Programme
The Integrated Wild Coast Development Programme (IWCDP) is a strategic initiative championed by the Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) on behalf of the Eastern Cape Province geared towards making significant changes in the Wild Coast area.
- To designate programmes geared towards the improvement of the quality of the quality of life of the poorest and most deprived people in the Wild Coast area;
- To identify industrial linkages for the proposed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to be promulgated in the Wild Coast area for creating sustainable and descent jobs;
- To support the proclamation of new towns and infrastructure projects as means of reviving the local economy on the identified sectors for industrial development and the Environmental Management Framework (EMF);
- Support the Presidential Infrastructure Coordination Committee driven projects under the Strategic Infrastructure Projects with the identified catalytic projects: Umzimvubu Water Basin and the Wild Coast N2 Highway.