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Cape Town's Water and Sanitation System Cape Town's Water and Sanitation System

Date added: 01/10/2010
Date modified: 01/10/2010
Filesize: 2.8 MB
Downloads: 3013
Compiled by Sonja Pithey for the Sustainability Institute, this report was commissioned by City of Cape Town and funded by UNDP. It provides a comprehensive overview of Cape Town's water and sanitation system.

National Framework for Sustainable Development National Framework for Sustainable Development

Date added: 12/22/2007
Date modified: 12/22/2007
Filesize: 952.19 kB
Downloads: 3009
This is the most recent version (September 2007) of the National Framework for Sustainable Development that has been discussed by the Cabinet Clusters but not as of now (December 2007) approved by Cabinet. The Sustainability Institute was contracted to manage the background research and Mark Swilling helped draft the document. Changes were made as various government committees and departments considered the document.

Oude Molen Scenarios Part 1 Oude Molen Scenarios Part 1

Date added: 01/20/2008
Date modified: 01/20/2008
Filesize: 2.34 MB
Downloads: 2987
This is Part 1 of the Oude Molen Scenarios document completed in 2007 by the Oude Molen team led by John and Shannon Van Breda. This document was submitted to the Cabinet of the Western Cape Provincial Government to guide decision-making with respect to the Oude Molen Development in Cape Town's inner city. The Sustainability Institute was appointed in 2005 to project manage this development.

A Figure/Ground Analogy for Integrating Sustainability and Planning - Christelle Beyers A Figure/Ground Analogy for Integrating Sustainability and Planning - Christelle Beyers

Date added: 07/31/2007
Date modified: 07/31/2007
Filesize: 378.23 kB
Downloads: 2962
A Figure/Ground Analogy for Integrating Sustainability and Planning - paper submitted by Christelle Beyers to the academic journal Town and Regional Planning on 26 OCtober 2006. This work was based on assignments written by Christelle Beyers for various modules on the Mphil programme. Keywords: sustainability, sustainable development, planning, planning systems, figure ground analogy, footprinting, infrastructure, community participation, complexity

Sustainability Institute and the DBSA Sustainability Institute and the DBSA

Date added: 01/29/2007
Date modified: 01/29/2007
Filesize: 75.6 kB
Downloads: 2853

Pro-poor tourism - Gareth Haysom Pro-poor tourism - Gareth Haysom

Date added: 05/08/2007
Date modified: 05/08/2007
Filesize: 102.79 kB
Downloads: 2836
Gareth Haysom, Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator at the Sustainability Institute, published this article in Development Southern Africa based on research he conducted while studying for his Mphil in Sustainable Development Planning and Managemen t

Land reform & biodiversity conservation - Wendy Crane Land reform & biodiversity conservation - Wendy Crane

Date added: 09/26/2006
Date modified: 05/08/2007
Filesize: 353.82 kB
Downloads: 2759
Wendy Crane, an independent sustainable development consultant based in the Southern Cape, wrote this article on the relationship between land reform and biodiversity conservation in the Southern Cape in fulfillment of the research project requirement of her Mphil degree. She graduated in April 2006. The article has been accepted for publication in the accredited journal Geoforum, 22 August 2006.

An experiment in living and learning - the Lynedoch story An experiment in living and learning - the Lynedoch story

Date added: 05/23/2010
Date modified: 05/23/2010
Filesize: 184.26 kB
Downloads: 2731
Paper published in 2004 by Mark Swilling and Eve Annecke  in a book about the transition which captured the patterns of thinking that inspired the Lynedoch EcoVillage development.

Infrastructure Development in Cape Town - Part 1 Infrastructure Development in Cape Town - Part 1

Date added: 10/18/2006
Date modified: 10/18/2006
Filesize: 2.43 MB
Downloads: 2655

This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Report prepared for the Sustainability Institute by MCA, a Cape Town - based development planning consultancy. Funded by CORDAID, this report provides the basis for future policy work on sustainable infrastructure options.

Report on Greening the South African Growth Path - Long Version Report on Greening the South African Growth Path - Long Version

Date added: 01/08/2011
Date modified: 02/25/2011
Filesize: 2.39 MB
Downloads: 2640

Peter, C. (co-lead author), Swilling, M. (co-lead author), du Plooy, P., de Wit, M., Wakeford, J., Lanz, J., Haysom, G., Kelly, C., Turton, A., Brent, A., Mason-Jones, K., Hansen, Y., Cohen, B. Greening the South African Growth Path: Challenges, Prospects and Trajectories. Policy Report commissioned by the Development Bank of Southern Africa, 2010.