All answers

Question Answer Description Datasource and Evidence Comment
What is the nature of the land strategy with regards to informal settlement upgrading? Partial Evidence

Is the land strategy reventative or enabling in nature?

IDP 2019/20 review Prevent 75% of all occupations
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 2019/20 review High
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 2019/20 review Municipal Land Invasion Policy
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.

BEPP 2019/2020 review No strategy mentioned
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.

BEPP 2019/2020 review Discussions have been initiated between Prasa and eThekwini to address land release mechanisms to allow for a more holistic approach to residential development along public transport routes.
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.

IDP/ BEPP 2019/20 review Prime Investment Corridor and Integration Zones
Has a department / service provider been identified to take responsibility of the strategy? Partial Evidence

Institutional capacity is needed to manage the land strategy.

IDP 2019/20 review Department of Human Settlements
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.

IDP/ BEPP 2019/20 review There is strong evidence that the majority of priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the urban network

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Reviewer   Isandla Institute
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Last modified   Fri Jul 24 2020 12:56:25 GMT+0000 (UTC)