Deputy Director: Enterprise and Industrial Development - Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, KZN
Highest qualification: Master’s Degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development, University of Free State
Mr Sonjica is a Deputy Director at the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. In this position his duties include: managing the facilitation of Sustainable Rural Enterprises in areas with economic development potential and opportunities, managing the development of manufacturing and agro and non-agro processing, managing the establishment of Agro industrial forums for development plans and agreements with implementation partners and facilitating engagement with district, provincial economic growth agencies.
His previous experience includes working as an Assistant Director in Department of Agriculture, Western Cape and as an Agricultural Development Technician in Department of Agriculture, Eastern Cape.
He believes the master's programme will strengthen his capacity in analysing governance and political economy and improve his capabilities in building organisations.