No Tyre Plan In Sight, Policy Unclear
Government efforts to develop a new plan are not encouraging.
In March 2020 draft 9 of the CSIR Section 29 plan was published. The plan has multiple problems and internal contradictions. The comments REDISA submitted can be read here.
The April 2022 report by the research organisation Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) was updated in October 2022. Unfortunately, it still contains wrong information and now excludes all mention of REDISA. An updated detailed commentary on the TIPS report can be read here.
REDISA’s state of readiness
Many people are asking us when we are coming back. The simple answer is that we don’t know, but we are ready. There is a job to do, and we are preparing to re-start operations as soon as we get our mandate.
REDISA's vindication and why it matters to you
REDISA was awarded Runner-up for the Circular Economy Governments, Cities and Regions Award at The Circulars awards at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 19 January. The award recognises the public policy initiative which best enables an environment for the circular economy to develop and flourish.