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Learning Brief #8: A New Land Records System

It is fairly well understood how an incremental settlement approach to addressing South Africa's housing and settlement needs works, but there is less understanding however for how an incremental settlement approach could work in the [...]

Learning Brief #9: Rethinking Land and Housing Allocation

In this Learning Brief, Afesis-corplan proposes that government should shift the majority of its housing budget from building RDP houses (for a relatively few people every year) to providing (basic) serviced sites with access to (at [...]

Citizen-based Monitoring of Frontline Service Delivery Toolkit for Freedom House South Africa

Afesis-corplan are very proud to have developed a toolkit for Freedom House South Africa, titled: Citizen-based Monitoring of Frontline Service Delivery Toolkit. This toolkit was developed with an aim of offering organised community groups with [...]

How can local government councillors interact with and represent their constituents better?

On 5 July 2017 Sibulele Poswayo and Ronald Eglin met with Gabriel Nahmias a researcher involved in the South African Councillor Panel Study. The research project aims to better understand the ways in which local [...]

Strategic Plan Handbook 2017

Afesis-corplan, having worked on local governance and housing development issues for more than 20 years is one of the organizations that offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise that could play a meaningful role in [...]

Responding to Eviction and Displacement 

About 35 participants from local and international NGO’s met under the theme “forced evictions and urban displacement” in Soweto between 17-20 July 2017 to learn more about local experiences in resisting evictions and promoting the [...]