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.

IDP/ BEPP 2019/20 review Focus is suggested through such statements as “Entrenching a culture of public participation in municipal planning, budgeting and decision-making processes”. Limited evidence as to whether this actually translate on the balance sheet though.
Are there any other special arrangements in place to allow for participatory informal settlement upgrading? Partial Evidence

Special arrangements might be required to deal with the contextual particularities of informal settlements in different locations.

IDP/ BEPP 2019/20 review Capacity Support Plan outlines a number of considerations to streamline strategic allignment and institutional collaboration. Limited evidence of implementation.
Does the city government have partnerships in place with organisations that can facilitate community participation? No Evidence

Partnerships with internal departments and councilors and/or external organisations might be required to facilitate participatory planning.

IDP/ BEPP 2019/20 review No partnership in place

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Reviewer   Isandla Institute
Submitters   Isandla Institute
Last modified   Fri Jul 24 2020 11:16:07 GMT+0000 (UTC)