The wider objective of the project was increased economic development & growth in South African mining towns.

The specific objective was for Local Authorities to actively engage partners to co-implement mining Social & Labour Plans (SLP) projects.

The results of the project are:
1: Increased capacity of LAs to engage with mining companies.
2: Improved capacity of LAs to empower community members for effective public participation.
3: Enhanced LA capacity to facilitate municipal policy coherence and alignment (IDP and SDFs aligned to mine-SLP).
4: Increased exposure & capacity of LAs to develop approaches to economic diversification.

VNG International was implementing this assignment in co-operation with:
- Musina Municipality
- CLCB, Centre for Local Capacity Building Pretoria