The objectives of the Roads Enterprise Development Programme are as follows:
Infrastructure Development and Maintenance
The programme seeks to provide infrastructure development work opportunities to ensure that there are sustainable prospects
for Small Business/ Enterprises
The programme seeks to ensure that the statistics from the CIDB register are transformed to ensure equivalent opportunities
for disadvantaged individuals either through enterprise development or employment opportunities
Enterprises are capacitated to handle bigger contracts, and to move up in the CIBD contractor rating, thereby ensuring enterprise
growth and development
Previously infrastructure development and upgrade used contractors from outside the province.
The REDP initiative ensures homegrown enterprises that have the skills across the board to deliver on various types of construction and roads projects.
The below table illustrates the registry totals as at 29th January 2010
The scope for development was further augmented to include the following:
Emerging Material Suppliers and Manufacturers