Score: 5

All answers

Question Answer Description Datasource and Evidence Comment
Is there evidence that projects have been prioritized in other marginalized residential areas (not identified as informal settlements)? No Evidence

Metros should have a strategy of development in other marginalized areas, as these are often areas of informal infill development, including backyards

IDP 2020/2021 review There is no indication of priority projects located in the urban network
Is there an indication that priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the city's urban network strategy? No Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review There is no indication of priority projects located in the urban network
Is there evidence that the majority of priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the urban network? No Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review There is no indication of priority projects located in the urban network
Has a department / service provided been identified to take responsibility of the strategy? No Evidence

Institutional capacity is needed to manage the land strategy.

IDP 2020/2021 review
What is the nature of the land strategy with regards to informal settlement upgrading? No Evidence

Is the land strategy preventative or enabling in nature?

IDP 2020/2021 review Law enforcement resources have been allocated to prevent unlawful land occupation.
Have risks of unlawful land occupations been identified? No Evidence

Risks of unlawful land occupations often times justify anti-poor policies

IDP 2020/2021 review Law enforcement resources have been allocated to prevent unlawful land occupation.
Is there a clear indication that the city government has adopted a land strategy with regards to informal settlements? Partial 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 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.
What are the components of the land release strategy? No Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review N/A
Does the city council have a land release strategy in place? Or is there a strategy being compiled? No Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review There is no evidence of a land release strategy linked to informal settlements

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Reviewer   Wasim Moosa
Submitters   Joe Totana
Last modified   Thu May 13 2021 06:36:32 GMT+0000 (UTC)