The NUSP and HDA both provide technical assistance to local and provincial governments in undertaking planning with communities with regards to informal settlement upgrading. This is often done through capacity building programmes for relevant government officials and project development for more integrated planning approach.
|# of sites delivered annually
|% of target reached in 2016/17
|Are the specific settlements identified?
|Likely to reach the target?
|Is there an indication that NUSP (Department of Human Settlements) technical support to the city have been incorporated into planning?
|MSTF annual target
|Are projects prioritised according to NUSP technical support?
|Does the strategy mention national government / MSTF targets towards 2019?
“Residents of informal settlements and backyarders must be engaged by the City to understand their immediate urban needs, how some of these needs might be met by the state, and how community organisation and commitment might support their attainment;”