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Amhara Local Governance Project in Ethiopia – ALGP Plus


Titre : Amhara Local Governance Project in Ethiopia – ALGP Plus

Communities in the project area benefit from improved delivery of basic services that are planned for in a participatory manner and delivered in a way that is accountable to all citizens.

Pays : Ethiopie Localisation : 29 woredas in West Gojjam, East Gojjam, South Gondar, South Wollo, Awi, and Wag Hemra zones of Amhara Regional National State.

Mise en oeuvre : HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

Période d’exécution : 01.10.2022 // 31.12.2025

Groupe cible/ Beneficiaires
Beneficiaries : 29 woredas, 4.014.419 people (2.017.421 female). Direct targets : Councilors, council standing committee members (16 members in each Woreda council), office heads and planning experts of the five pro-poor sector offices (agriculture, education, road, water and health), Woreda council speakers, Woreda council deputy speakers, and Kebele level council standing committee members, a total of 60.675 (30.337 female).

Partenaires :  : Wag Development Association, Amhara Women Association, Women Empowerment - Action, Amhara Development Association, Migbare Senay Children and Family Support Organization, and Bahir Dar University School of Law, Department of Governance.

The project focuses on strengthening the capacities of elected representatives of the people to ensure the people have a say in what goes on in their locality and are able to take control of what is prioritized in their community’s development ; while ensuring the governance mechanisms required to effectively deliver inclusive and better-quality local services are in place. Key activities include :
* Gender analysis ; establishment of inclusive citizen platforms and consultation platforms for council members ;
* Training on Integrated Community Based Participatory Planning and Budgeting (ICBPP) and gender equality for citizen platform members, youth associations, women associations, professional associations, Edirs and other community-based organizations ; leadership training for women groups ;
* Trainings on public speaking and leadership skills for women council members ; trainings on ICBPP, resource mobilization, councils’ core duties, leadership skills, oversight roles, activity progress and financial report appraisal for Council members ; trainings on rules of procedures and gender responsive budgeting for women council members ;
* Training of trainers on participatory planning, budgeting, resource mobilization, monitoring and facilitation skill to CSOs, woreda planning team leaders and council standing committee leads ;
* Capture and documentation of lessons learned, best practices, implementing processes and procedures and success stories ; production of an annual bulletin/fact sheets.

Financement : Österreichische Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (OEZA)
Budget  : € 1.600.000,00

Austrian Development Agency

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