Inclusive Planning in Durban

Asiye eTafuleni leads the charge for more inclusive urban planning in Durban, South Africa

Street & Market Vendors

In 2008, the non-profit Asiye eTafuleni was formed to assist informal workers operating from public spaces and to legitimize the informal economy through innovative design interventions and programmes, direct consultations with the traders, and public and government engagement. AeT undertook a number of projects, including the successful Markets of Warwick tours.
Durban Street&MarketVendors

Markets of Warwick


  • Increase public awareness of informal work
  • Increase voice and visibility of informal workers
  • Validate informal workers’ contributions to the city’s cultural and economic life

Durban results

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The full impact case study


Research on and resources for Durban’s street vendors

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