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National Development Plan 2030 Our Future - Make it work

National Planning Commission - Republic of South Africa Country Resources Development and Poverty Strategies South Africa 11 November 2011 Policy document development

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National Development Plan 2030 Our Future - Make it work

The National Development Plan (NDP) is a long term South African development plan, developed by the National Planning Commission in collaboration and consultation with South Africans from all walks of life.

The NDP aims to achieve the following objectives by 2030:
1) Uniting South Africans of all races and classes around a common programme to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality;
2) Encourage citizens to be active in their own development, in strengthening democracy and in holding their government accountable;
3) Raising economic growth, promoting exports and making the economy more labour absorbing
4) Focusing on key capabilities of both people and the country;
5) Capabilities include skills, infrastructure, social security, strong institutions and partnerships both within the country and with key international partners;
6) Building a capable and developmental state;
7) Strong leadership throughout society that work together to solve our problems.

The following chapters are found in the NDP, representing key proposals and challenges inherent to South Africa:

Vision Statement- Vision 2030

Chapter One- Policy making in a complex environment
Chapter Two- Demographic Trends
Chapter Three- Economy and Employment
Chapter Four- Economic Infrastructure- the foundation of social and economic development
Chapter Five- Ensuring environmental sustainability and equitable transition to a low- carbon economy
Chapter Six- An integrated and inclusive rural economy
Chapter Seven- Positioning South Africa in the World
Chapter Eight- Transforming human settlement and the national space economy
Chapter Nine- Improving education, training and innovation
Chapter Ten- Promoting health
Chapter Eleven- Social Protection
Chapter Twelve – Building safer communities
Chapter Thirteen- Building a Capable Developmental State
Chapter Fourteen- Fighting Corruption
Chapter Fifteen- Transforming society and uniting the country


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