On 10 August 2021, the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) published the draft National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) 2050 for public comment. A month later, the deadline for comment was extended to 01 October 2021. The NIP 2050 is a document that recognises that the economic and social development of South Africa will depend on an increase in investment in, and development and maintenance of, the infrastructure of crucial sectors. The NIP’s focus is on the development of bulk network infrastructure, institutional skills and capacity.

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CBE Response to NIP 2050