SA Government by Subject

Radio astronomy
Haartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO)
"National Research Facility under the auspices of the National Research Foundation."
SKA South Africa
= Square Kilometre Array South Africa. "South Africa is in the running to host the world’s most powerful radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA)...The country’s bid is supported at the highest level of government, and also enjoys the support of neighbouring countries on the continent."
Radioactive waste disposal - South Africa
National Radioactive Waste Disposal Institute
Juristic person established by the National Radioactive Waste Disposal Institute Act 53 of 2008.
Railroad companies - South Africa
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
"merges the operations, personnel and assets of the South African Rail Commuter Corporation, Metrorail, Intersite Property Management Services, Shosholoza Meyl and the long distance bus company, Autopax (Translux and City-to-City)."
Railroads - Freight - South Africa
Spoornet
Division of Transnet.
Railroads - Rolling stock
Transwerk
Division of Transnet, supplier to the railway industry.
Railroads - Safety measures - South Africa Kei Rail Safety Awareness Programme
Railway Safety Regulator (RSR).
Statutory body in terms of the National Railway Safety Regulator Act 16 of 2002.
Railroads -South Africa - Cape Town - Commuting traffic
Metrorail
Division of South African Rail Commuter Corporation.
Railroads -South Africa - Commuting traffic
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
"merges the operations, personnel and assets of the South African Rail Commuter Corporation, Metrorail, Intersite Property Management Services, Shosholoza Meyl and the long distance bus company, Autopax (Translux and City-to-City)."
Shosholoza Meyl.
"inter-city passenger service between major destinations in South Africa." To be merged with the South African Rail Commuter Corporation (SARCC) by April 2008.
South African Rail Commuter Corporation (SARCC)
Merged with other entities to become the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.
Railroads See also: Express trains
Rain and rainfall - South Africa - Maps
South African Weather Service. Historical Rainfall Maps.
2003 onwards.
Rapid prototyping
Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA)
Non-government. " officially launched during the first annual international conference, held in 2000 at the CSIR, following a number of meetings held nationally, to establish a community of practice. RAPDASA embraces the complete product development value chain (starting from idea/concept, to design, prototype development into manufacturing and commercialization). "
RDP housing See: Public housing
RDP statistics See:South Africa - Social conditions
Real estate agents
Estate Agency Affairs Board
Statutory body established in 1976, national public entity.
Real estate appraisers
South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP)
Real property - Valuation - South Africa
Office of the Valuer-General
"The office will be an independent statutory body responsible in the main for valuing land nationwide and to keep collated hub of property values. It will facilitate the effective collection of better land market information and more effective regulation of the property valuation industry." Nov. 2012
Rebates - South Africa
Film and Television Production Incentive
Recapitalization of agriculture See:Agriculture - South Africa - Finance
Reconciliation - South Africa
Freedom Park
Presidential National Legacy Project, established in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.
SABC Truth Commission Special Report
South African History Archive (SAHA). TRC Archives Project
Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)
Statutory body.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa report
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Buyisa-e-Bag
Section 21 recycling company. Glass Recycling Company. Non-profit organisation established late 2006 with a mandate from the Government in terms of a Memorandum of Understanding.
Reef ecology - South Africa
Reef Atlas Project
Refugee Relief Fund. Established by the Fund Raising Act 107 of 1978.
Refugees
Refugee Appeal Board.
Statutory body established by the Refugees Act 130 of 1998.
Refuse and refuse disposal - Environmental aspects - South Africa
National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS)
National Waste Management Strategy Implementation Project (NWMSI).
Project of the Dept. of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.
South African Waste Information Centre (SAWIC)
Waste Service Delivery Project
Refuse and refuse disposal - South Africa
Integrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP)
Waste Research, Development and Innovation Roadmap
Refuse and refuse disposal - South Africa - Congresses
Waste Khoro
Annual waste management officers' conference run by the Department of Environmental Affairs.
Refuse and refuse disposal - South Africa - Western Cape
The Integrated Pollutant and Waste Information System (IPWIS)
Refuse collection - South Africa
Food for Waste Programme
Regional industrialisation See: Industrial location
Regional planning - South Africa
Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (Cbrta)
National public entity, responsible for "facilitation of the cross-border movement of both passengers and goods."
Economics of Regions Learning Network (ERLN)
An initiative of the Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC)
Regional planning - South Africa - Eastern Cape
Provincial Spatial Development Plan: Eastern Cape
Includes district municipal documents.
Regional planning - South Africa - Karoo
Karoo Regional Spatial Development Framework (RSDF)
Regional spatial development frameworks See: Regional planning
Regulatory entities See: Public utilities
Remote sensing - Study and teaching
Institute for Satellite & Software Applications (ISSA)
" In 1998 the Department of Communications established the Institute for Satellite & Software Applications (ISSA) with the support of the information and communications technology (ICT) sector as a skills development initiative."
Renewable energy sources - South Africa
City Energy Support Unit
"managed by Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA), established in 2008 with funding from British High Commission and DANIDA, currently funded by Bread for the World."
EnerKey Sustainable Mega-Cities Project
A collaborative initiative between the University of Johannesburg, the cities of Ekurhuleni, Tshwane and Johannesburg,
ESKOM Energy and Sustainability Programme (E&S)
"a partnership programme for Education for Sustainable Development between ESKOM and the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA)."
Green Energy Efficiency Fund
One of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa's development funds.
Renewable Energy Centre of Research and Development (RECORD)
Research centre of SANEDI.
Renewable Energy Finance and Subsidy Office (REFSO).
Manages and advises on subsidies for renewable energy projects.
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme
Department of Energy documents.
Renewable Energy Market Transformation (REMT) Project
Small Projects Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme
South African Bulk Renewable Energy Generation (SABRE-Gen) program.
"initiated in 1998 by South Africa’s electrical utility, Eskom."
South African Renewable Energy Resource Database ( SARERD )
"a spatially defined database containing information about South Africa's renewable energy resources." Click on "What is the SA Renewable Energy Resource Database?"
South African Renewable Energy Training Centre (SARETC)
Falls under the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable 2/25 Energy Studies.
South African Renewables Initiative (SARI)
An international partnership of the Government of the Republic of South Africa together with the Governments of Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK, and the European Investment Bank.
South African-German Energy Programme (SAGEN)
Strategic Environmental Assessment for wind and solar PV energy in South Africa: Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZs)
Working for Energy
South Africa’s National Renewable Energy Programme
Renewable energy sources - South Africa - Congresses
South African International Renewable Energy Conference (Cape Town : 2015)
Renewable energy sources - South Africa - Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape Sustainable Energy
" online home of the Eastern Cape's Sustainable Energy Strategy. Hosted by the Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) and supported by GIZ."
Renewable energy sources - South Africa - Western Cape
GreenCape Initiative
not-for-profit organisation established in 2010 by the Western Cape Government as a Special Purpose Vehicle to support the development of the green economy in the region.
Rental housing - South Africa - Cape Town
Community Residential Units (CRU) Programme
"a City of Cape Town initiative aimed at reviewing and upgrading 7 700 of Council's rental units. "
Reparation - South Africa State President's Fund. Fund for compensation to victims of terrorism.
Reproductive health - South Africa
AVIWE
"This platform is supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)." Includes South African Government publications.
Research
Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA)
Science council and statutory body in terms of the Africa Institute of South Africa Act (no 68 of 2001). AISA was "established in 1960 as an independent, non-profit research organisation." Its "focus is primarily on political, socio economic, international and development issues in contemporary Africa."
Research - Databases
CSIR Researchspace
"This database provides access to some of the research outputs generated by CSIR scientists."
NRF Nexus Research and Knowledge Networking Databases in South Africa
Research - Finance
Fund for Research into Industrial Development, Growth and Equity
Technology and Human Research for Industry Programme (THRIP)
"Partnership programme which challenges companies to match government funding for innovative research and development in South Africa. ...Managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)."
Research - South Africa
R&D Survey Reports
South African National Survey of Research and Experimental Development
Research - South Africa - International cooperation
Swiss South Africa Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP)
Research and development partnership - European Union
SAccess
"targeted at enhancing the participation of EU researchers from member states and associate countries, in research and innovation programmes facilitated by South Africa."
Research and development tax credit - South Africa
R&D Tax Incentive Programme
Research institutes - South Africa
Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology (CIB)
Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation.
Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
Launched April 2014; housed at the University of Stellenbosch.
South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA)
"established under the Centre of Excellence programme of the Department of Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation."
Southern Education and Research Alliance (SERA)
Partnership between the CSIR and University of Pretoria.
Research, Industrial
CSIR
(Council for Scientific and Industrial Research). Statutory body in terms of the Scientific Research Council Act 46 of 1968, national public entity.
Department of Trade and Industry. Industrial Development. Research Reports
Includes some reports by the Fund for Research into Industrial Development, Growth and Equity (FRIDGE).
Fund for Research into Industrial Development, Growth and Equity
FRIDGE is funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). It is managed by a Sub-committee of NEDLAC, and its funds are administered by the IDC.
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa. Publications. Research Reports
Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (SPII)
Dept. of Trade and Industry programme.
Technology and Human Research for Industry Programme (THRIP)
"Partnership programme which challenges companies to match government funding for innovative research and development in South Africa. ...Managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)."
Resource economics See: Environmental economics
Retail trade - Employees - Training of
Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA)
Statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998, by the Department of Labour. National public entity.
Revenue - South Africa
Revenue Analysis Working Committee
Comprises South African Revenue Service (SARS), South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the National Treasury.
Risk assessment See also: Environmental risk assessment
Risk management - South Africa
SASRIA
Established as the South African Special Risks Insurance Association in 1979, in terms of Section 21 of the Companies Act, in response the political unrest of 1976. Incorporated as a public company in 1998, in terms of the Conversion of SASRIA Act 1998.
Rivers - Environmental aspects - South Africa - Western Cape - Maps
Aquaculture: Interactive Resource Map
Rivers - South Africa
River Eco-status Monitoring Programme (REMP)
REMP technical reports: http://www.dwa.gov.za/IWQS/rhp/technical_reports.aspx
River Health Programme (RHP)
South Africa 1:500 000 Rivers
GIS data and shapefiles.
Rivers - South Africa - Geographic information systems
National Aquatic Ecosystem Health Monitoring Programme. GIS data
South Africa 1:500 000 Rivers
"The coverage is a South African surface drainage network for GIS"
Rivers - South Africa - Limpopo
Limpopo River Basin
Rivers - South Africa - Western Cape
Cape Critical Rivers Project
"a ground-breaking initiative that aims to bridge biodiversity conservation with water resource management in the Western Cape, South Africa, in original ways. Supported by the Save Our Species (SOS) fund, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) Drylands Conservation and Source to Sea Programmes are working with project partners, CapeNature, the Department of Environment and Nature Conservation, Northern Cape (DENC) and the Freshwater Research Centre (FRC)"
Road accident insurance See: Automobile insurance
Road traffic offences See: Traffic regulations
Roads - Safety measures See also: Traffic safety
Roads - South Africa
South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL/NRA)
National public entity, statutory, Government-owned company.
Roads - South Africa - Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape Provincial and Municipal Road Classification Process
"The Eastern Cape Department of Roads and Public Works in collaboration with the National Department of Transport and the District Municipalities has recently completed the classification of the provincial and municipal road network in the Eastern Cape Province in terms of the Road Infrastructure Strategic Framework of South Africa (RISFSA) published by the National Department of Transport in 2006."
Roads - South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal - Design and construction
Vukuzakhe Emerging Contractors Development Programme
Initiative of the Department of Transport.
Roads - South Africa - Maintenance and repair
Provincial Road Maintenance Grant (PRMG)
S’hamba Sonke programme
"launched in April 2011, is dedicated to the maintenance of roads."
S’hamba Sonke Road Maintenance Programme
Roads - Weigh stations See:Motor vehicle scales
Rooibos tea - South Africa
Rooibos Biodiversity Initiative (RBI)
Rooibos tea industry - South Africa
South African Rooibos Council.
"non-profit company to promote the interests of the South African Rooibos industry locally and internationally."
Royal households - South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
Royal Household Trust
KwaZulu-Natal provincial public entity.
Rural development - South Africa
Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP)
"The CRDP is focused on enabling rural people to take control of their destiny, with the support from government, and thereby dealing effectively with rural poverty through the optimal use and management of natural resources."
Integrated Sustainable Rural Development Programme (ISRDP)
Programme of the Dept. of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.
Masibambisane Rural Development Initiative (MRDI)
Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI)
Rural Household Infrastructure Grant
Rural Household Infrastructure Programme (RHIP)
"national programme designed to promote best practice and accelerated implementation of basic rural water and sanitation projects."
Rural Innovation Assessment Tool (RIAT) concept paper series
Rural development - South Africa - Cacadu
Cacadu Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI)
Rural development - South Africa - Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency (ECRDA)
Public entity. Former;y: Eastern Cape Rural Finance Corporation (ECRFC).
Eastern Cape Rural Finance Corporation (ECRFC)
Public entity. Name changed to Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency in March 2013.
Rural education See: Education, Rural
Rural health services - South Africa
Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA)
This site has government publications not available on the Department of Health's site..
Russia - Foreign relations - South Africa
South Africa-Russian Federation Joint Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Co-operation (ITEC)
Rwanda - Foreign relations - South Africa
South Africa-Rwanda Joint Commission of Co-operation (JCC)
Forum for discussion and strengthening of bilateral political and economic relations.