Informal Settlements Upgrading Workshop (4th and 5th December 2017)


This workshop was the culmination of collaborative work conducted between National Treasury (Cities Support Programme), National Department of Human Settlements, National Upgrading Support Programme (NUSP) and Metropolitan Municipalities. In this process Metros have identified key Barriers to City Wide and Programmatic Approach to Upgrading of Informal Settlements and in response to the barrier; a practical, outcomes and outputs based, barriers responsive Upgrading Toolkit has been developed to help and support metros to develop upgrading plans and programmes to scale up upgrading of informal settlements to contribute toward building inclusive and sustainable cities. This toolkit is aligned to the NUSP and its implementation and practical support to the metros will be carried out as part of the NUSP Capacity Development Programme.