Establishment of Special Economic Zones Authority

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Economic Zones



Southern Africa


2 Years


Team Size



IDI was engaged to develop, action plan and support the implementation of the 5-year Special Economic Zone Authority strategy. The main activities included:

  • Validation of the authoritys vision & mission and development of a 5 Year Strategy;
  • Completion of a detailed action plan to implement the authority’s 5-year strategy;
  • Providing a specialist team to implement an agreed action plan in investment attraction;
  • Management & implementation support to the team to deliver the infrastructure and services for special economic zones;
  • Developing best in class process, procedures and standards for the operation of the authority;
  • Mentoring of management and staff to build capacity in the organisation.
  • A zones authority established
  • Planning and approach for the individual zones completed
  • Zones legislation, regulation and incentives in place
  • Value propositions for investment attraction developed