Posts tagged infrastructure
Invest in Cities, calls SAcan ministers of Governance and Finance

South Africa’s National Treasury has been developing new funding instruments to make “spatially targeted” investments into under-developed neighborhoods. In a sense, Treasury has been a leading voice for spatial transformation of South Africa’s highly segregated cities. Treasury and Government partners are now reaching out to private sector more than ever.

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Informal settlement upgrading: How is it done?

Informal settlement upgrading is a priority of the South African government. Their development poses daunting challenges, but done right, it could unlock more inclusive cities. We look at the Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) of Department of Human Settlements and NUSP. MTEF 2015-2019 provides delivery targets of 750,000 households upgraded to UISP Stage 2-3. Learn how we are progressing. 

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