Greater Tzaneen Economic Development Agency (GTEDA) (Pty) Ltd is an entity of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality. The agency was established following an agreement between the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Greater Tzaneen Municipality (GTM) to advance and leverage the development and job creation potential inherent within Greater Tzaneen Municipal area.
The Greater Tzaneen Municipality has a plethora of offerings, from Tourism, Business, Manufacturing to Agriculture and many more sectors that have potential as the main local economic injectors.
However, due to a number of backlogs experienced in the area, many go untapped. These informed Greater Tzaneen Munipality (GTM) resolution to establish and support the Greater Tzaneen Economic Development Agency (GTEDA). It was established in March 2007 as a (Pty) Ltd company, wholly owned by Greater Tzaneen Municipality.
It was established within the operational framework of the Industrial Development Corporation's Agency development and support unit. The initial funding came from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Greater Tzaneen Municipality