EYESIZWE CONTRACTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ECDP)
Eyesizwe Contractor Development Programme (ECDP) is a programme led and facilitated by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works as means to implement successful Contractor Development Programmes (CDPs) within the province.
ECDP aims to increase and promote capacity, equity ownership, skills improvement, maintenance of capital works, sustainability and performance of registered and emerging contractors, with preference given to Youth, Women and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and Military Veterans registered on the National Military Veterans database. Emerging contractors who have are registered with ECDP are loaded on the departmental websites. The design of the development programme fosters that all categories of contractors should be able to receive support and advice with improvement in their CIDB grading, establishment of positive relationships with financial institutions, access to contract opportunities, improve in their projects track-records, improve in financial track-records, assist in accessing funding and assist to secure recognised qualifications.
The department has oversight over the implementation of the programmes and report progress. The implementation plan establishes the parameters for implementation by the National and Provincial Departments of Public Works and the CIDB in their provision of leadership and support to the public sector and other stakeholders in the development of emerging and previously disadvantaged contractors.
For more information contact
Directorate: Expanded Public Works Programme (Internal Programme)
Director: Mrs Y Mzotsho
Private Bag X 9041
Tel: 033 260 3710/ 5451