<p>If we want to see the concept of ‘caring cities’ take form on the ground in terms of the tangible ‘experience’ of our cities, we must also establish a way to measure and monitor our progress. A ‘care barometer’ would need to include those elements that reflect a caring city, and with this, ultimately, what it means to be an ‘equitable’ city. </p>
The initiative will explore the idea that a caring city is also about the more personal experience of a city, it would be important that such a barometer includes both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ measures to be included as well.
To establish a way to measure and monitor different cities and their progress to becoming a caring city. A ‘care barometer’ would be developed to include those elements that reflect a caring city, and with this, ultimately, what it means to be an ‘equitable’ city.
City of Joburg official Other beneficiary cities must include at least one African City and a City from the BRICS Metropolis learning network members Other participating and contributing cities
Inputs from citizens will support monitoring efforts, while also promoting a greater understanding of the nuanced elements our citizens hope for in terms of a city that cares.