An internationally-recognised quality research institution driving economic development and innovation in KwaZulu-Natal.
To provide timely and accurate economic research to the Provincial government to support the attainment of radically transformed, inclusive and sustainable economic growth for KwaZulu-Natal.
Conduct world class research into training, skills development, and provincial strategic economic sectors; and to strategically lead on innovation and maritime coordination and implementation activities to respond to the needs of provincial economy
MKI as an institution values:
Ubuntu, Partnership and collaboration , Shared risks and rewards, Independence to ensure objectivity , Critical thought, Economic and social justice , Political rectitude and Responsibility, accountability, and sustainability
The Moses Kotane Institute is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA).