Start date: 1 March 2014
Total budget: €663,612
Objectives of the project
To consolidate the functioning, inclusion and representation of civil society and local authorities in strengthening accountability and budgeting systems as a necessary condition for a more equitable and democratic Nepali society
The target communities, two local NSAs and two sets of Local Authority officials in Baitadi and Palpa have oversight of local budgeting, expenditure and funding for agree community projects.
Expected Results of the project
- Constraints to community participation removed and 180 wards have the skills to monitor LA budget processes and present self-identified and prioritised needs to VDC meetings for evaluation and funding
- Technical and managerial capacity of WWA and BCDO developed to facilitate, advise and monitor local government engagements on accountability in development decision-making.
- Participation of LA officials with target communities, local NGOs and central government for the evaluation, funding and monitoring of agreed projects as appraised in local development processes
This project is funded by