R35bn township procurement plan doomed to fail

A bold target set by Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi to divert 60% of the province’s procurement budget – R35bn – to township businesses is set to fail because of a deep misalignment between what the government needs and what existing township businesses can supply. 02 April 2023 – 00:01 Penwell Dlamini Reporter A bold target set by Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi to divert 60% of the province’s procurement budget — R35bn — to township businesses is set to fail because of a deep misalignment between what the…

02 April 2023 – 00:01 Penwell Dlamini Reporter A bold target set by Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi to divert 60% of the province’s procurement budget — R35bn — to township businesses is set to fail because of a deep misalignment between what the government needs and what existing township businesses can supply…

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