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    Incentive Development and Administration Division (IDAD)

    Ms Malebo Mabitje-Thompson

    Deputy Director General: Incentive Development and Administration Division


    To stimulate and facilitate the development of sustainable, competitive enterprises, through the efficient provision of effective and accessible incentive measures that support national priorities.

    Ms Malebo Mabitje-Thompson

    Description of Sub-programmes

    • Broadening Participation provides incentive programmes that promote the broader participation in the mainstream economy of businesses owned by individuals from historically disadvantaged communities and marginalised regions. The Black Business Supplier Development Programme (BBSDP), Co-operatives Incentives Scheme (CIS) and Incubation Support Programme (ISP) form part of this sub-programme.
    • Manufacturing Investment Incentives promote additional investment in the manufacturing sector. Incentive programmes include: the Manufacturing Investment Programme (MIP) within the Enterprise Investment Programme (EIP); the Automotive Investment Scheme (AIS); the People-Carrier Automotive Investment Scheme (PAIS); Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme (ADEP); and the 12I Tax Allowance Incentive.
    • Services investment Incentives provide incentives that promote increased investment and growth in the services sectors. Incentive programmes include: the Business Process Services (BPS), previously known as the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) programme; the Film and Television Production Incentive; and the Enterprise Investment Programme (EIP).
    • Infrastructure Development Support leverages investments to the South African economy by providing infrastructure critical to industrial development, thus increasing exports of value-added commodities and creating employment opportunities. Incentive programmes include: the Critical Infrastructure Programme (CIP); the IDZ programme; and the SEZs.
    • Product and Systems Development aims to develop, review, monitor and evaluate incentive programmes to support the National Industrial Policy Framework (NIPF) and its action plan as well as sector strategies to address identified failures.
    • Business Development and After Care facilitates access to targeted enterprises by reviewing incentive schemes for their impact and the lessons learned to improve old schemes and develop new ones.