INTEGRATED SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND URBAN RENEWAL STRATEGIES DEPARTMENT OF PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT. PURPOSE & OUTLINE. GENERAL UPDATE OUTLINE: Mandate of Government Case for ISRDS and URS Status of URS Key elements of ISRDS Way Forward Issues.
INITIAL FOCUS ON 8 URBAN LOCATIONS:
“The people, both abled and disabled of Alexandra envisage an empowered, educated, self-sufficient and peaceful (crime-free) suburb, with an acceptable living environment, sustainable jobs and a good future for our children.”
ISRDS VISION“Socially cohesive, resilient and stable rural communities that are economically empowered and productive contributing substantially to South Africa’s growth and global competitiveness.”
1 Engaged & evaluated a range of data sets and organisations
2 Selected three broad sets of criteria: Poverty, Infrastructure, and Institutional Capacity, each with a sub-set of variables. Criteria are needs-based
3 Variables weightedand scored to rank District Councils (DC’s).
4 Generated matrix (list) and maps of ranked DC’s according to criteria and proposed weighting of variables
5 Ranking reflects and confirms a hierarchy of underdevelopment
PHC Feeding Scheme
Rural finance institutions
Kick-start Youth Prog.
Housing support centres
Women in construction
Community-based Public Works Programme
Working for Water
Community Water & Sanitation
Private Sector ProgrammesNodal Delivery - Basket of Services
“SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DEPENDS ON GOOD GOVERNANCE”