Implementation Evaluation of the Cities Support Programme


The Cities Support Programme (CSP) was established during 2011 as a programme under the Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) division of National Treasury (NT) (National Treasury, 2012).

The Framework Document for the CSP indicates that the objective of the programme is: “To support the spatial transformation of South African cities to create more inclusive, productive and sustainable urban built environments” (National Treasury 2012c). The CSP supports the eight Metropolitan Municipalities of South Africa (the metro’s), through five components; namely, Core City Governance, Human Settlements, Public Transport, Economic Development and Climate Resilience and Sustainability.


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Report Approval:
Thursday, 29 March 2018
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Initiated By:
The Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
Undertaken By:
Genesis Analytics; RebelGroup Advisory Southern Africa
Evaluation Period:
November 2016 to March 2018
Evaluation Area:
Housing and infrastructure
Local government
Urban development
National Outcome:
National Outcome 9: A responsive, accountable, effective and efficient local government system.
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