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Khosa Development Specialists (Pty) Ltd (KDS), is an integrated, young and diverse group of specialists. The company is offering a range of services in the field of Town and Regional Planning, Environmental Consultancy, Hydrogeology, GIS, Project Management, Social Consultancy, Engineering Services and Occupational Health & Safety. KDS was founded in 2005 on the basis of providing quality and professional Town Planning Consulting Services. KDS offers extensive experience and professional expertise in all aspects of managing the environmental impacts on all kinds of development.

Three companies, namely, Mavona and Associates Development Consultants CC (MADC) that deals with Town & Regional Planning and Project Management, Masingita Geo-Environmental Consultants CC (MGEC) that deals with Environmental Management, Hydrogeology, GIS, Social Consultancy and Services all above, and KMC Consulting Engineers CC (KMC) dealing with Floodline determination and Bulk Engineering Services design and are components of KDS.

KDS was established to empower young black and historically disadvantaged individuals, hence on the basis of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE).

KDS is an employee owned and managed company, with 100% staff component being youth. KDS director and staff have been trained and gained experience in the Environmental Management, GIS, Engineering and Town Planning fields for years.



The vision of the company is to improve development quality and to promote the concept of sustainable development and further ensure that the Southern African community/society can pursue its course of development in harmony with the environment. The company will endeavour to utilize the opportunities presented by Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa.



Based on the vision of the company, KDS dedicated professionals will strive to provide specialist services to its clients in order to meet their demands. Our mission is to involve government, non-governmental organizations and community based organizations to promote the concept of sustainable development of our natural and physical resources.

It is also the company’s mission to transfer skills and knowledge, as well as to build capacity of officials in the property and town planning related sections of local and district municipalities, as well as government departments, by assisting in certain priority projects in these sections. KDS will conduct its business professionally by utilizing all available regulatory, self-regulatory and market based tools in appropriate combination to affect the desired outcomes.



KDS undertakes to be honest, transparent and efficient in the administration of the environmental, hydrogeological, social, and town planning consultancy. We also undertake to work only on projects for which we are qualified for, including avoiding conflict of interest. Therefore KDS will strive for the best geological, hydrological and town planning outcome in each project.

KDS environmental consultancy services are in accordance with internationally recognised environmental management systems and in compliance with the latest national, provincial and local environmental and other requirements.