Department of Small Business Development
Department overview
Formed2014 (2014)[1]
JurisdictionGovernment of South Africa
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Department executive
  • Lindokuhle Mkhumane, Director-General

The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) is one of the ministries of the South African government. It was established in 2014 to support small businesses and cooperatives.[2] The current political head of the department is the Minister of Small Business Development, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams who replaced Khumbudzo Ntshavheni in 2021.[3]



  1. ^ "2016/2017 Annual Review" (PDF). Small Business Institute. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) - Overview". Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  3. ^ "President Cyril Ramaphosa: Changes to the national executive | South African Government". Retrieved 2022-06-29.