Mr Lovemore Makunike

North West Development Corporation - Trade & Investment Facilitation Manager

Lovemore Tafirenyika Makunike BSc (Chemistry and Biochemistry), MSc - Analytical Chemistry, MBA

 Lovemore the current Trade and Investment Manager at North West Development Corporation is a trade and investment practitioner with a track record in cost effective enterprise development experience, business development, trade and investment facilitation.  He has 26 years’ involvement in programs and projects geared towards trade development investment attraction, economic development across Sub-Saharan countries through promotion of industrial development, investments, trade and export promotion, technology transfer and business linkages. He has been involved in Creating sustainable conditions for enterprise creation and growth; reducing the cost of doing business; assisting in positioning the private sector to respond to opportunities in specific categories of the market; and increasing the number of formal enterprises, employment and skilled workers. He has excellent knowledge and understanding of the science & technology sector and the innovation cycle for taking technologies from concept to commercialization.

North West Development Corporation (SOC) Ltd (NWDC)’s aspires to be the corner stone of promoting trade, attracting investment, and contributing to economic development in the North West Province. NWDC aspires for diversification of the economy of the province from mining in line with emerging provincial priorities and stimulating more activity in manufacturing and value addition. We partner with municipalities across the North West Province, such as Matlosana in facilitating trade and investment opportunities for the North West Province.