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Discover from this site and those of our partners all the possibilities that the Pontiac has to offer to business people and future Pontiac residents. There are currently several business opportunities in tourism, agriculture and agri-food and services.
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
In 2020, the business and industry sector will be competitive and innovative with a wide range of products and services. Pontiac will be an area where the potential and attractions will attract entrepreneurs and investors to set up business in a sustainable manner, creating jobs and a strong local economy.
Strategy 1: Stimulate local entrepreneurship and install a culture of entrepreneurship;
Strategy 2: Invest in prospecting for business;
Strategy 2: Ensure a supportive framework.
YEAR / PROJECT and ACCOMPLISHMENTS
ONGOING / BIOMASS CONVERSION CENTRE PROJECT
Business opportunity studies, project development and management, technology prospecting, attracting potential investors, creation of Fibre Pontiac corporation.
2016 / SADC PONTIAC PARTNERSHIP
One-stop shop for entrepreneurs
2015-2016 / FUNDING FOR NEW BUSINESS AND BUSINESS GROWTH
Over $320,000 in grants to 19 businesses and organisations and $240,000 in loans to 5 businesses
2015 / SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
$ 100,000 investment over three years in private forests
2014 / JOVALCO PLANT
Technical and financial support – CLD 2013-2014