Welcome to the Philippi Economic Development Initiative

About Pedi

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being the change – Under the leadership of Thomas Swana, PEDI is forging ahead with a plan to unite business owners and residents of Philippi. The plan will create a model for urban renewal and development in South Africa.

The development of key catalyst sectors is at the heart of PEDI’s drive to transform the economy of this, the Central Suburbs.

Vision & Mission

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Vision – To build Philippi into a thriving urban hub where businesses choose to invest and grow, and where people choose to live, work and play.

Mission – To facilitate Turnkey solutions that will enable stakeholders across the wider Philippi community to create a shared vision.

Latest News

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PEDI HAS WELCOMED THE ANNOUNCEMENT by the Provincial Department of Agriculture that a study will be undertaken to understand the agricultural value of the Philippi Horticultural Area. In a statement to the media, PEDI CEO Thomas Swana said that credible information to inform decisions on future land use in the area is urgently needed.

Thomas Swana interviewed on SABC

Watch Thomas Swana being interviewed on SABC

PEDI believes that the optimisation of the PHA can result in a range of benefits for new business opportunities and increased employment for the local community as well as for the City. Proper management of this asset can transform the PHA into a vibrant farming node that will see land vacancies being taken up, unproductive land becoming productive, and the creation of the potential new businesses and jobs.

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UPCOMING  EVENTS

INVITATION TO INFORMAL TRADERS
operating on
Govan Mbeki Road
New Eisleben Road
Sheffield Road
Stock Road
Joe Qabi

PEDI & Sub-Council 13 will be hosting a meeting to discuss issues affecting informal traders in the Philippi area.

DATE:  27 July 2017
TIME: 11.am to 1pm
AT: Beautiful Gate,
73 Stock Road,
Philippi East

All informal traders from the areas listed above are welcome.
For more information:   call 021 371 9824

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