|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 2019/20 review||Clear evidence seen in the extent of partnerships|
|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 2019/20 review||Infrastructure Improvements for Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in Informal Settlements, African Forum on Urban Safety (AFUS)|
|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/BEPP 2019/20 review||NUSP, CSP, iQhaza Lethu, Blackburn Village Social Sustainability and Innovation Program (SSIP), Resilient City Strategy: Collaborative Informal Settlement Action, the Isulabantu Project, Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) entered into between City & member organizations of the South African Shack Dwellers International (SASDI) Alliance.|