All answers

Question Answer Description Datasource and Evidence Comment
Are there budgetary or institutional capacity for participatory planning in informal settlements? Strong Evidence

Without institutional capacity, it is unlikely that the city government will take participatory planning seriously.

IDP/ BEPP 2016/17 review. Asset-based community development (ABCD) approach Allows for community inputs into municipal plans Buffalo city – community; and inter-departmental coordination.
Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading? No Evidence

Special arrangements might be required to deal with the contextual particularities of informal settlements in different locations.

IDP/ BEPP 2016/17 review. No mention.
Does the city government have partnerships in place with organisations that can facilitate community participation? No Evidence

Partnerships with internal departments and councilors and/or external organisations might be required to facilitate participatory planning.

IDP/ BEPP 2016/17 review. No partnership in place.

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Date the data became available   Unknown
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Reviewer   Wasim Moosa
Submitters   Tricia Govindasamy
Last modified   Tue Apr 18 2017 11:46:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)