About IDIP

IDIP aims to support improved efficiency and effectiveness of public sector infrastructure by institutionalising best practice tools and building capacity using the IDIP toolkit and the infrastructure Delivery and Budget Cycle Alignment Model as a benchmark.

The Objectives of IDIP 

  • To increase levels of infrastructure investment at provincial government level as a foundation for service service delivery and social development;.
  • To support the delivery of quality infrastructure in a manner that promotes socio-economic objectives of government;
  • To enhance and develop skills and systems capacity for infrastructure planning, management, budgeting, monitoring and reporting;
  • To explore innovative approaches to address system deficiencies and capacity constraints;
  • To improve monitoring and reporting on infrastructure delivery;
  • To contribute to the body of knowledge regarding best practice in capacity-building interventions in government;
  • To promote the sustained increase and efficient spending of infrastructure budgets;
  • To contribute to the strengthening of co-operative governance by clarifying and formalising roles and responsibilities, promoting communication between key role players and by facilitating co-operation between the role players throughout the infrastructure delivery management process.

IDIP Methodology

The methodology is based on a a programme cycle approach, which consists of the following inter related phases:

  • Assessment and design;
  • Inception;
  • Implementation;  

The  Principles of IDIP

  • It supports and enables provincial departments in the improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure delivery by institutionalising best practice.
  • It ensures stakeholder buy-in and ownership of the intervention.
  • It creates an enabling environment, which is conducive for professional government officials to operate effectively and efficiently and for skills to be transferred, to ensure the long term sustainability for IDIP initiatives.
  • It promotes the sharing of knowledge and lesson learning.
  • It enhances other relevant government initiatives in improving efficiency.
  • It promotes the establishment of inter- and intra-departmental partnerships