|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 2017/18 to 2021/22 (2021/22 Review||Strategies identified|
|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 2017/18 to 2021/22 (2021/22 Review||There is evidence of community engagement and strategies for core and social infrastructure and inclusion of the marginalised through social transformation benefits|
|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 2017/18 to 2021/22 (2021/22 Review||Yes, CSP, ECD centres in informal settlements, Isulabantu Project led by a community, Iqhaza Lethu EU funded and the ABM unit. AFUS, SASDI, SSIP, and UN Habitat, United Cities and Local Governments, C40 Network, Cities fit for Climate Change, And ICLEI|
|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 2017/18 to 2021/22 (2021/22 Review||Key public-private partnerships and working with locally led organizations and initiatives and resilience city strategy|