Score: 44

All answers

Question Answer Description Datasource and Evidence Comment
Are there budgetary or institutional capacity for participatory planning in informal settlements? Partial Evidence

Without institutional capacity, it is unlikely that the city government will take participatory planning seriously.

Intention outlined to to ensure strengthen budgetary and institutional capacity in planning, not clear to what extent towards informal settlement upgrading
Is there evidence that a social compact exists between the municipality and communities that are undergoing upgrades? Partial 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.

There is mention of a social compact aimed by the metropolitan, however its extent is not clear towards indidividual informal settlement upraging.
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.

Appropriate mechanisms, processes and procedures for consultation and participation of local communities, organs of state, traditional authorities and other role players in the IDP review and budget formulation processes
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.

The city to conduct public participation differently from the previous years. This was particularly done to enhance accountability by responding to the needs identified during 2019/2020 financial year end provide reports on the implementation progress.

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Reviewer   Isandla Institute
Submitters   Joe Totana
Last modified   Wed Oct 13 2021 10:43:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)