All answers

Question Answer Description Datasource and Evidence Comment
What is the nature of the land strategy with regards to informal settlement upgrading? No Evidence

Is the land strategy reventative or enabling in nature?

IDP 2017-2022; BEPP 2019/2020 review N/A
Have risks of land invasions been identified? No Evidence

Even though the city government might have a land strategy, it might not benefit informal settlement residents.

IDP 2017-2022; BEPP 2019/2020 review N/A
Is there a clear indication that the city government has adopted a land strategy with regards to informal settlements? No Evidence

Even though the city government might have a land strategy, it might not benefit informal settlement residents.

IDP 2017-2022; BEPP 2019/2020 review No clear indication of a land strategy with regards to informal settlements.
What are the components of the land release strategy? Strong Evidence

Each city should indicate what measures it is taking towards realising the land strategy.

IDP 2017-2022; BEPP 2019/2020 review Transfers, devolutions, purchases, and reservations are strategies in the Council's land programme.
Does the city council have a land release strategy in place? Or is there a strategy being compiled? Strong Evidence

An overarching strategy for land acquisition and release for housing and informal settlements indicates forward planning.

IDP 2017-2022; BEPP 2019/2020 review Land Planning and Acquisition Programme (in draft form). The Catalytic Land Development Programme includes the informal settlement project pipeline, but does not account for a land release strategy.
Is there an indication that priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the city's urban network strategy? Strong Evidence

It is important that informal settlements benefit from the renewed focus on infrastucture expenditure in the urban network.

BEPP 2019/2020 Metro South East Corridor Integration Zone
Has a department / service provider been identified to take responsibility of the strategy? No Evidence

Institutional capacity is needed to manage the land strategy.

IDP 2017-2022; BEPP 2019/2020 review N/A
Is there evidence that the majority of priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the urban network? Strong Evidence

The extent to which prioritised projects are included in the urban network.

BEPP 2019/2020 27 priority projects in the urban network

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Reviewer   Isandla Institute
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Last modified   Wed Jul 29 2020 19:31:39 GMT+0000 (UTC)