Score: 44

All answers

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 2017-2022, IDP with Amendments 2021/22 No evidence of this. May be due to Covid-19 restrictions, as was the case with other pulic participation processes
Is there evidence that a social compact exists between the municipality and communities that are undergoing upgrades? Strong Evidence

A social compact must be concluded as part of each individual informal settlement upgrading plan. A maximum of three per cent of the project cost may be used for community/ social facilitation.

IDP 2017-2022, IDP with Amendments 2021/22 The City of Cape Town has established its own agreements with communities undergoing upgrading. This agreement is recognized by the National Department of Human Settlements as serving the function of a social compact.
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 2017-2022, IDP with Amendments 2021/22 Memorandum of Understanding with an NGO
Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading? Partial Evidence

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

IDP 2017-2022, IDP with Amendments 2021/22 Sustainable Communities Working Group (considering new standards); re-blocking; new incremental housing typologies

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Reviewer   Isandla Institute
Submitters   Joe Totana
Last modified   Wed Oct 13 2021 14:06:17 GMT+0000 (UTC)