Establishment of the Metro Central Partnership
The Economic Development Partnership was appointed by the City of Cape Town to lead the incubation and establishment of the Metro Central Partnership. Airport Company South Africa is also a founding partner. We are appointed to lead a research task into lessons from practice of existing partnerships (e.g. CTP, GTP, PEDI, HBP, KCT) and to produce the business plan based on EDP inputs and research. Following completion of the above, we delivered programme management of the Human Settlements and Blue Downs Corridor programme areas.
Commissioning Agent: Economic Development Partnership
MoC Role: Direct contracting between MoC and EDP
December 2017 - March 2019
We rendered the following services:
Production of 6,000 - 8,000 word research report in EDP branding collateral including interviews with CEOs, CCT Directors, Staff members, and clients.
Support to EDP in steering committees
Production of draft business plan, interations, and final presentation to CCT Councilor Sitting.
Programme management of Human Settlements and Blue Downs Corridor components for MCP March 2018 - March 2019
Relevant links to project activities:
ReBlok is a social enterprise who won the Western Cape Government’s Serious About Games competition and developed their flagship product, Vukuzenzele, with a grant. We developed the user manual and business case for the game on participatory informal settlement upgrading.
The Western Cape Government appointed Information by Design to conduct an information needs assessment, gap analysis and business concept for improved data governance in reporting on the PBSAP.
Strand BID appointed MoC to collaborative develop a vision, strategy and implementation plan for Future Strand initiative.
Drakenstein Municipality appointed EDP and MoC (indirect) to lead the urban regeneration of Paarl and Wellington CBDs.
A development concept for Lower Parliament Street.
Supporting the lead Consultant Akanya in the Strategic Development Phase of UN Habitat Urban Lab for Cape Town funded by Global Future Cities Programme, as part of the UK Government Prosperity Fund
Project management services for the social enterprise Ranyaka
Support the business planning of Metro Central Partnership, an initiative between City of Cape Town and ACSA
Stakeholder engagement, facilitation, and 8-10 position statements.
Conserve and manage 250ha of riperian forest in Mbombela.