|Question||Answer||Description||Datasource and Evidence||Comment|
|Are there budgetary or institutional capacity for participatory planning in informal settlements?||Partial Evidence||
Without institutional capacity, it is unlikely that the city government will take participatory planning seriously.
|IDP/ BEPP 2016/17 review||"1,5% of USDG reserved for project management Some partnerships in place"|
|Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading?||Strong Evidence||
Special arrangements might be required to deal with the contextual particularities of informal settlements in different locations.
|IDP/ BEPP 2016/17 review||Sustainable Communities Working Group (considering new standards); re-blocking; new incremental housing typologies|
|Does the city government have partnerships in place with organisations that can facilitate community participation?||Strong Evidence||
Partnerships with internal departments and councilors and/or external organisations might be required to facilitate participatory planning.
|IDP/ BEPP 2016/17 review||Memorandum of Understanding with an NGO|