About Us

Ntinga O.R. Tambo Development Agency responded to the unique challenges facing the district by adopting the following strategic approach toward Local Economic Development:

  • Effective harnesssing of tangible and intangible resources in the district
  • Mobilisation and leveraging of financial and other resources
  • Spearheading of a sustainable human capital resource development
  • Pursuance of innovation and best practise including indigenous system
  • Effective planning and consultation

Ntinga emanates from the realization by the O.R. Tambo Council of the need to prioritise local economic development if the much needed growth in one of the worst poverty and jobless stricken districts in the Eastern Province is to be realised.

We focus on the following industries to enable Local Economic Development:

  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Forestry
  • Trade
  • Investment Promotion


Ntinga O.R. Tambo Development Agency was established by the O.R. Tambo District Municipality as a Service Utility to serve as a Special Purpose Vehicle responsible for spearheading Local Economic Development in the O.R. Tambo District and now has since been converted to a State Owned Company Limited (SOC Ltd).


“Vibrant and Sustainable Communities”


The Entity keeps to the following value system:

  • Nuture and Care
  • Leadership
  • Agility
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Growth and Development
  • Accountability and Transparency
  • Good Governance