Implementation of the Waste RDI Roadmap
The Waste RDI Roadmap, a strategic initiative of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) is hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)
The Directorate: Environmental Services and Technologies is tasked with oversight of the national Waste Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Roadmap for South Africa. The strategic objective of the Directorate is to identify, grow and sustain a portfolio of high-potential science, technology and innovation capabilities for sustainable development and the greening of society and the economy. The waste sector is recognised as an economic sector that can be supported by such an objective.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has over 20 years of experience in applied waste research. The Waste RDI Roadmap resides within the Hosted National Programmes of the CSIR’s Business Excellence and Integration Unit.
Development of the Waste RDI Roadmap
The Waste RDI Roadmap was developed by the CSIR, South Africa and Mutualfruit Limited, UK, with support from Icando, South Africa. The Roadmap was developed through a participatory process, together with key stakeholders from business, government, civil society and academia.