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5.4.1 Urban Platform and Interest Analysis 1 Management Tools for Urban Planning UPA Package 5, Module 4
5.4.1 Urban Platform and Interest Analysis 2 Urban Platform Socio - economic Conditions Urban Platform Culture and ReligionPolitical Frame People with an interest in the city (Business/Religion/Plan) Organisations and institutions represented in the city People living in the city The Urban Platform is a meeting point for all interest groups. The output will be used for the further planning steps (SPRING/UNCHS 2001:30).
5.4.1 Urban Platform and Interest Analysis 3 Interest Analysis Provides an overview of all persons, groups and organisations connected with a project in any way. Questions Who is concerned and how? Who is decisive? Who has hostile attitudes?
5.4.1 Urban Platform and Interest Analysis 4 Objectives Make the interests of the different urban actors transparent and manageable. Provide a forum where conflicts can be dealt in a constructive and professional manner. Familiarise the participants with the specific working techniques and with the workshop situation. Source: SPRING/UNHCS (Habitat), 2001: 34
5.4.1 Urban Platform and Interest Analysis 5 How to do it Collect: write down the manner of all persons and groups connected with or influenced by the project. Classify: categorise them (target group, implementing agencies,...). Describe: characterise them (structure, status). Analyse: analyse the interests, motives, potentials, problems of each group. Evaluate: identify consequences for the project work.
5.4.1 Urban Platform and Interest Analysis 6 Working Example of an Interest Analysis Matrix Interest Group ResidentsCBO/NGONeighbourhoodCity AuthorityCity Depart- ments CharacterResource poor (no land, capital, technology) Demand resources (capital, well- respected) Shelter close to each other Smooth bureaucracy Supply community waste collection containers InterestImprove living standard Improve living environment of community Optimise living environment, minimise conflicts Satisfy citizensImproved technical infrastructure provision for low residential areas ConflictCity authority, City departments, immigrants Local authoritiesAmong each otherCitizensResponsibility sharing among different departments ProblemsPoor, unemployed, hopeless Have to motivate the residents for self-help projects Use of scarce problems Resources not sufficient to satisfy all needs, bad organisation Insufficient capital to provide enough containers PotentialsCapacity to workDirect influence on residents Self-help, self- organisation, indigenous knowledge Political powerImplementation power Implemen- tation Monitor personal needs Organise self-help projects and support the residents‘ work Prepare the sites for container by self-help Ideas for PlanningCo-ordination of implementation