Community Projects

The Magalies Development Initiative (MDI)

The Magalies Development Initiative (MDI) is a civic and area-based
development programme based on a multi-pronged Sustainable
Transformation Framework to transform Magaliesburg into a resilient and
sustainable destination.

Magalies MakeOver

Thank you very much for a wonderful three days in Magaliesburg. Attached are a few photos for now. We will collate all of the pictures and videos and start writing the story. A big appreciation to everybody that helped, sponsored and provided. We already had a call this morning of somebody that wants to help replace the tree “sticks” with something more sturdy to help the trees to stand up straight – showing the community is already taking ownership.

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The purpose and aim of the South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is to enhance the art and science of sustainable local, regional and national human and physical development planning, and the theory and practise relating thereto:


  • to promote the profession of planning in South Africa;
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