What is the REDP?

REDP stands for Roads Enterprise Development Programme. The Coega Development Corporation (Pty) Ltd (CDC) was appointed by the Eastern Cape Department of Roads and Public Works (DRPW) to assist in rolling out the Roads Enterprise Development Programme (REDP) under the department’s Roads Capacity Development Programme in all the nine district municipality areas of the Eastern Cape Province.

Who should benefit from the REDP?

Currently, the beneficiaries of the REDP project are those who responded to the Expression of Interest (EOI) that was advertised in August 2010 and were successful in their applications.

How do you access opportunities on the REDP?

A group of six entities per district is randomly selected from the CDC’s Small Enterprise Development (SED) system to tender as and when opportunities become available.

Why implement the REDP?

REDP is an initiative to address small enterprise development in the Eastern Cape Province. The REDP is a three-year enterprise development project targeting Contractors, Material Suppliers, Quarry Operators, Plant Hires, Consultants and Mechanics on road infrastructure construction and maintenance in the province.

What are the benefits of the REDP?

The benefits derived from the REDP project will ensure the delivery of local socio-economic development throughout the Eastern Cape Province. Some of the benefits realised are:

  • Skills development and transfer
  • Small Enterprise development
  • Job Creation
  • Infrastructure and Service Delivery
  • Access to support and mentorship


  • The REDP provides the solid operational backbone for government to fulfil its economic growth promotion, community development and service delivery goals.

    Who is involved in the REDP project?

    The REDP project is supported by various stakeholders and partners in the Eastern Cape Province including;

  • The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB),
  • The Construction Industry Development Programme (CIDP)
  • The Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Roads and Public Works (DRPW)
  • The Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Labour
  • The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)
  • Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA)
  • The South African Revenue Services (SARS)
  • The Coega Development Corporation (CDC)


  • What to do if you suspect corruption or any wrongdoing on the REDP?

    To report corruption, fraud, or dishonesty, you can contact our Toll-free on:

    Please call me: 32840 @ R1.00

    Free Fax: 0800 007 788

    Toll-free: 0800 007 035

    Free email: coega@tip-offs.com

    Website: www.tip-offs.com

    Postal Address: Tip-Offs, Freepost 138, Kwazulu Natal, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320