PRESENTATION TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE: BRANCH: INTEGRATED SUSTAINABLE

RURAL DEVELOPMENT & URBAN RENEWAL PROGRAMMES


Ms Mosa Molapo: Deputy Director-General

1 March 2005


CONTENTS

1 Branch Introduction

2 Key Objectives & Principles

3 Broad progress in 2004/05

4.Progress against key interventions

5 Challenges

6.Priorities for 2005/06

7.Key interventions in Rural and Urban Nodes: 2005/06

8.Budget 2005/06


1.Introduction to the Branch

BRANCH:URBAN & RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Deputy Director General: Ms Mosa MoIapo

Chief Directorate

Chief Director/ Director

ISRDP Programme Mgt

Mr Felix Nxumalo/ Sibongile Hlekiso

ISRDP M & E

Ms Busi Mdaka/ Mr Nthuthuzelo Mhlauli

ISRDP Communications

Ms Sibongile Malebye

URP Programme Mgt

Ms Yondela Silimela / Mr Makhosana Msezana

URP M & E

Ms Bernadette Leon/ Ms Leah Poto

URP Communications

Ms Gwen Shole-Menyatso

Rural Nodes

Central Karoo, Umkanyakude, Ugu, Zululand, Inanda, Ukhahlamba, East Griqualand, Kei District, Oliver Tambo, Chris Hani, Greater Sekhukhune and Eastern District.


Urban Nodes

GAUTENG


NORTHERN CAPE


KWAZULU NATAL


EASTERN CAPE


WESRERN CAPE


Context for ISRDP & URP in 2005/06


2. Key Programme Objectives

· To eradicate poverty and under-development:


· To implement government's vision of "developmental local government" and the "developmental state".

· To pilot integrated planning & budgeting across the 3 spheres.

· To ensure sustainable development:


Principles

· Shared Decision-making (IGR) Poverty Targeting

· Demand-driven Development

· Partnerships


3 Progress in 2004/05

· All nodes have reviewed their current IDPs. IDP hearings are in process. All urban nodes have business plans and or strategy documents in place to guide the implementation of the programme.

· New national political champions confirmed - reporting system and expectations formalised but poor take up.

· Process of confirming provincial political champions underway.

· Technical champions in place across the 3 spheres.

· Guidelines developed for how national & provincial Departments should participate in ISRDP & URP.

· Nodal anchor projects are showing steady progress -attempts underway to track all government interventions in the nodes, not just anchor projects.

· Nodal anchor projects are showing balance between the economic and social content.

· Baseline statistics, based on the 2001 census, available for the urban nodes.

· Draft financing protocol submitted and further work underway.

· All relevant national departments audited to determine their investment in the nodes. Work has also commenced with SOE's.


Progress against key interventions.2004/05


Progress on URP resource targeting


Beneficiaries (URP) 2004

NODE

TOTAL POPULATION

WOMEN BENEFICIARIES

(HH)\(WHH)

YOUTH BENEFICIARIES

PERMANENT JOBS CREATED

Mdantsane

175,790

(45,382)24144

68,659

377

Motherwell

117,000

(31721)12940

45,325

249

Alexandra

166,969

(60,056)19495

79,772

127

INK

443,958

(115,135)4727

184,463

409

Galeshewe

103,228

(26,045)11713

38,699

110

Khayelitsha

328,997

(85,984)35757

150,070

32

Mitchell's Plain

398,647

(95,547)32315

160,751

3,035

TOTAL

1,734,589

-

727,739

4,339

         
         


Source
: Nodal Annual Progress Reports 2004


Key
: HH - Households

WHH - Women Headed Households


Progress on ISRDP resource targeting


Beneficiaries (ISRDP) 2004

Total beneficiaries: 216 857

· Not specified: 11330


Total Jobs Created: 10661


Source: Nodal Annual Reports 2004


4 Challenges


5 Priorities for 2005/6

1. To institutionalize existing alignment approaches across the 3 spheres to strengthen coordination on ISRDP & URP.

2. To enhance nodal capacity & integrate programmes into "Project consolidate".

3. To maintain current ISRDP & URP initiatives and tailor them towards addressing the challenges of the 2nd Economy.

4. To finalize and operationalize the nodal financing protocol.

5. To align lOPs, PGDSs & NSDP and embed ISRDP & URP within these instruments.

6. To communicate & market ISRDP & URP across the 3 spheres.

7. To coordinate Monitoring & Evaluation of ISRDP & URP across the 3 spheres.


6. Key interventions in Rural and Urban Nodes: 2005/06

PRIORITY: To enhance nodal capacity and capability

1

Key Intervention

Project(s)

Partners

 

Implementation Frameworks

Formulate URP implementation framework to guide policy discussions and decisions on the programme

SACN

GTZ

   

Finalize & operationalize ISRDP implementation framework

IDT

UNDP

2

Operations Guidelines

Formulate operations guide to strengthen the role played by various players, especially nodal programme managers


Publish & disseminate programme participation guidelines for sector departments in ISRDP & URP

SACN

GTZ

IDT

3

Deploy hands on support for the nodes

Deploy sector specialists in the nodes in line with Project Consolidate

  • IDT
  • SACN

4

Strengthen political championship

Facilitate the strategic involvement of political champions in the node and the operationalisation of the reporting frameworks

  • DPLG
  • Presidency
  • Various Ministries

VERY HIGH PRIORITY :To finialize & Operationalize nodal finiancing protocol

5

ISRDP & URP Nodal Financing Protocol

Formulate Nodal Financing Protocol

Operationalize Nodal Financing

Protocol

  • Presidency
  • Treasury
  • IDT
 

PRIORITY: To maintain current ISRDP & URP initiatives and tailor them towards addressing the challenges of the 2nd Economy

6

Mobilize SOE donor and private, sector investment in the nodes

Leverage external resources for the nodes

  • DPE
  • SOEs
  • Donors
  • Private Sector

PRIORITY: To coordinate Monitoring & Evaluation of ISRDP & URP

7

Documenting of first emerging best practice

Source material on best (and or worst) practices in the nodes

  • Presidency
  • SACN
  • DBSA
  • IDT

8

Utilize the URP& ISRDP Coordinating Forums as a learning networks.

Quarterly meetings to give focus to sharing of emerging practices and trends from various nodes

  • SACN
  • DBSA
  • IDT
 

PRIORITY: To coordinate Monitoring & Evaluation of ISRDP & URP

9

Key Intervention

Project(s)

Partners

 

Strengthen nodal and provincial M&E Capacity

Deploy M&E Expert to assist nodal municipality

  • DBSA
  • Presidency
  • SACN
  • IDT

PRIORITY: To communicate & market JSRDP & URP across 3 spheres

10

Key Intervention

Project(s)

Partners

 

Roll out ISRDP

ISRDP & URP Nodal & URP Stakeholder (civil society & Mobilization

ISRDP & URP Branding

ISRDP & URP Publications

ISRDP & URP Website

ISRDP & URP Learning Network
Focus on community radio stations as a medium

  • GCIS
  • DoC
  • IDT
       

 

 

7 2005/ 2006 BUDGET ALLOCATION

PROGRAMME 3: URBAN & RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Sub Programme

Outputs

Measure/Indicator

Target

Budget

Management

Mange programme & provide strategic leadership

Programmes effectively & efficiently managed

Ongoing

R1, 956,000

Urban Renewal

 

 

 

Manage sub-programmes & Consolidate nodal interventions

Implement Alignment & integration protocols

Coordinated technical & political nodal support

Convened Urban & Rural Technical Forums

Organized Political Champion visits

Civil Society Stakeholders/ Partners mobilized

Finance Protocol produced

Bi-monthly

Quarterly

 

Bi-monthly

Bi-monthly

July 2004

R1,831,000

Rural Development

R1,822,000

Urban Renewal: M&E

 

 

 

 

 

Manage Information

Monitor & Evaluate Programme Impact

Report on programme

Monitoring & Evaluation Framework developed

Monitoring & Evaluation Framework operationalized

Information Management & Web-based reporting system designed functional

Impact Assessment Reports produces

June 2004

 

June 2005 March 2005

June 2004

Quarterly

R1,822,00

Rural development: M&E

R1,822,00

Total

R9,253,00

 

 

Thank you