UMhlosinga Development Agency is a municipal entity of uMkhanyakude District Municipality established in terms of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, Section 86H. UMhlosinga Development Agency is mandated to facilitate sustainable economic growth and development for the benefit of the entire community falling under the uMkhanyakude District Municipality, inter alia through the promotion, initiation and management of various private, public, economic, social, cultural, environmental and infrastructure programmes within the jurisdiction of the uMkhanyakude District Municipality.
UMhlosinga Development Agency (UMDA) was formed and incorporated as a Development Entity for the express and sole purpose of assisting the uMkhanyakude District Family of Municipalities to achieve global standards of social and economic growth and development for all within the area of jurisdiction of uMkhanyakude District Municipality partnerships and technical support.
The UMhlosinga Development Agency Vision follows from that of the district and is:
“To be the reliable economic development Agency that facilitates economic development and investments in the uMkhanyakude District”