About Us

THE EASTERN CAPE RURAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (ECRDA) IS A SCHEDULE 3C ENTITY IN TERMS OF THE PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT ACT (PFMA). IT WAS ESTABLISHED AS A RESULT OF TWO PUBLIC ENTITIES, NAMELY, THE EASTERN CAPE RURAL FINANCE CORPORATION (ECRFC) AND ASGISA – EASTERN CAPE (PTY) LTD. ECRDA HAS A DEDICATED FOCUS ON FORMULATING, PROMOTING, AND ENSURING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPREHENSIVE INTEGRATED RURAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR THE EASTERN CAPE.

Vision

A vibrant and sustainable rural economy that improves the livelihoods of rural communities within the Eastern Cape

Mission

ECRDA aims to drive, coordinate and facilitate the implementation of integrated high impact programmes of rural development and agrarian reform in the Eastern Cape by forming partnerships with rural communities, the private sector and other public sector organisations and departments with the main objective of building a vibrant and sustainable rural economy.

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