TA for Char Development and Settlement
Technical Assistance for Char Development and Settlement Project Phase IV
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- provide protection from salt water intrusion and flooding
- protect people from cyclones and the effects of climate
- ensure access to potable water
- introduce appropriate agricultural technology
- build communications infrastructure within the char
The overall objective of the project is to reduce poverty and hunger for people living on newly accreted coastal chars. Security for people and livelihoods is to be provided via a climate resilient infrastructure and by providing poor households with a legal title to land.
Details of project plan
The tasks and activities of the technical assistance team can be grouped under four headings:
Participation in Inter Ministerial Steering Committee, Project Management Committee; support to the Project Coordinating Director; NGO coordination; links with Local Government Institutions (LGIs) and with other development projects; liaison with Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and with IFAD; input in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) programme.
Inception report; annual work plans and budgets; screening of potential areas for char development, followed by feasibility studies; assistance to integrated coastal development programs.
Project implementation manual as part of inception report; selecting, contracting, supervising NGOs; advice and support to participating agencies in implementing their part of the project interventions according to their respective Development Project Proformas; gender action plans for implementing agencies; training plan, undertaking of training and support to training by agencies and NGOs; institutional development at agency, NGO and field level institutions level; monitoring of quality control of civil works and other interventions financed out of the IFAD loan (following the concerned guidelines); recommendations on withdrawal applications for the IFAD loan; six-monthly project progress reports; assist agencies in account keeping of project expenditures and generate consolidated financial statements.
Monitoring and evaluation:
Monitoring, lesson learning and knowledge management: establishing and maintaining an M&E system for outcome and process monitoring; impact surveys; relevant elements for internalization into six implementing agencies; strategy for dissemination, including website; technical reports and mission reports; progress monitoring