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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF)

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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) is a policy initiative of the Government of South Africa, coordinated by the Department Of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA).  The IUDF seeks to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how best to manage urbanisation and achieve the goals of economic development, job creation and improved […]

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How is the District Development Model Aligned to the Integrated Urban Development Framework?

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Since the introduction of the District Development Model (DDM) there is a perception that it has replaced the Integrated Urban Development Framework  (IUDF). These perceptions are not factual and are incorrect. This article will argue how the DDM and IUDF complement each other in addressing major social, spatial, and economic challenges in our country. It […]

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Build-up Engagements Continued on the Second day of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders Congress in Durban

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The second day of the World Summit of Local Government and Regional Leaders engagements have illuminated a new era of local and regional governments which requires local and regional action to be at the heart of sustainable development and local democracy. Hundreds of delegates flooded various learning, working and networking sessions which took the form […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel’s Address during the Debate on the Implementation of the National Development Plan

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Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs during a debate on: “Implementing the National Development Plan in Phases to Ensure Efficient Monitoring and Evaluation of its Targets Measured Against the MTSF” in the National Assembly on 27 November 2018   Chairperson Honourable Members We are grateful to follow […]