NGO Participation in District Level Planning Process   International Symposium on Rural Water Services Doreen Kabasindi Wa...
<ul><li>Has area 241 000 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>31.7 Million Inhabitants  </li></ul><ul><li>Population Growth  Rate: 3.3% ...
<ul><li>Background: </li></ul><ul><li>The Constitution empowers communities to spear head their development through local ...
<ul><li>Local Governments are required by law to formulate three year rolling development plans </li></ul><ul><li>The plan...
District Planning process- Participatory Approach
District Planning process- Participatory Approach
<ul><li>General Principles of policy formulation and planning; (ground setting, Purpose, planning cycle).  </li></ul><ul><...
Planning Process:  <ul><li>A transect walk and problems mapping </li></ul>
Planning Process:
<ul><li>Village planning level :  3 structures: Village Council ; Village Executive and Project Management Committee. 1 CB...
<ul><li>11.  Parish Planning Level: 3 structures: Parish Council, Parish Executive committee(4/13 NGOs) </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>111. Sub-county and District planning levels: </li></ul><ul><li>Bring in expertise to facilitate the process (trai...
<ul><li>The plans are developed and shelved for most of the time due to lack of funds for implementation. </li></ul><ul><l...
[ T HANK  Y OU FOR YOUR  A TTENTION
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Session Harmonization 2c - Doreen Kabasindi wandera session 2c (pp tminimizer)

  1. 1. NGO Participation in District Level Planning Process International Symposium on Rural Water Services Doreen Kabasindi Wandera Executive Director 13 th April 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Has area 241 000 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>31.7 Million Inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Population Growth Rate: 3.3% </li></ul><ul><li>35% of the population under poverty line </li></ul><ul><li>GDP Growth Rate: 5% </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-counties > 1,300 </li></ul><ul><li>Parishes > 6,000 </li></ul>UGANDA
  3. 3. <ul><li>Background: </li></ul><ul><li>The Constitution empowers communities to spear head their development through local governance- Decentralized system of government </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralization Aim: </li></ul><ul><li>Promote participation of all stakeholders in Planning & decision making process, for improved service delivery and sustainable development. </li></ul><ul><li>Empower & Strengthen communities to function as an integral unit and consensus on their destiny </li></ul><ul><li>Promote economic & sustainable utilization of scarce resources </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthens stakeholders knowledge, skills and confidence (Transparency & accountability and quality service delivery) </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership and sustainability of process & investment </li></ul>District Planning Process
  4. 4. <ul><li>Local Governments are required by law to formulate three year rolling development plans </li></ul><ul><li>The plans should incorporate priorities and plans of lower Councils, (LC I,II,III,IV) </li></ul><ul><li>the Village and Parish Executive Committees are also mandated to initiate, participate in self help projects </li></ul><ul><li>mobilize people, materials, technical assistance to monitor projects and other activities implemented in their areas </li></ul><ul><li>Planning must be bottom- up including Political leaders, technical officials, NGOs/CSO and communities at various administrative levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Different facilitators distribute roles (NGOs; District technical & leaders and Community elders etc </li></ul>District Planning process- Participatory Approach
  5. 5. District Planning process- Participatory Approach
  6. 6. District Planning process- Participatory Approach
  7. 7. <ul><li>General Principles of policy formulation and planning; (ground setting, Purpose, planning cycle). </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of Issues/Problems (brain storming, group discussions, literature & reports review, </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Analysis (causal modal/tree, SWOTs, prioritize issues </li></ul><ul><li>Basic data collection (transect walks, Resource mapping; group interviews & discussions , questionnaires, document reviews etc) </li></ul><ul><li>v. Data Analysis & Interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>vi. Setting development goals, objectives & Priorities (pair wise ranking, ranking by criteria) </li></ul><ul><li>vii. Preparation of project proposals </li></ul><ul><li>viii. Main stream issues , work plans & Budgets (e.g. gender, environment) </li></ul><ul><li>ix. Monitoring & Evaluation frame work (PMI) & report writing </li></ul>General Planning Process:
  8. 8. Planning Process: <ul><li>A transect walk and problems mapping </li></ul>
  9. 9. Planning Process:
  10. 10. <ul><li>Village planning level : 3 structures: Village Council ; Village Executive and Project Management Committee. 1 CBOs representative to the Project Mgt Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate Planning process </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilize community contribution for project implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Organize meetings for project implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Organize community operation, management and maintenance </li></ul>NGO’s Roles
  11. 11. <ul><li>11. Parish Planning Level: 3 structures: Parish Council, Parish Executive committee(4/13 NGOs) </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly update parish information/data </li></ul><ul><li>Identify parish development potentials/opportunities, development challenges and priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Formulate parish vision and development strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate village proposals into parish proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Appraise parish proposals with the sub-county Technical planning committee </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and recommend to Parish Council priorities to be implemented using the available resources and those be forwarded to sub-county Council for funding </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate Parish level consultation meetings </li></ul>NGO’s Role….
  12. 12. <ul><li>111. Sub-county and District planning levels: </li></ul><ul><li>Bring in expertise to facilitate the process (training ; capacity building) </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute funds/logistics towards Local Council Planning and Budgeting process </li></ul><ul><li>Make available their plans and budgets for integration into the District Plans and bud gets </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in monitoring & Evaluation </li></ul>NGO Role….
  13. 13. <ul><li>The plans are developed and shelved for most of the time due to lack of funds for implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>In some instances the local government fail conduct regular bottom-up process due to limited staff and funds </li></ul><ul><li>Technical capacity to manage the process </li></ul><ul><li>Information Management Systems is poor to keep records, and give feed back at various levels of key players. </li></ul><ul><li>Equity and Inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Functionality of Water User Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination and Cooperation at various local level </li></ul>Challenges
  14. 14. [ T HANK Y OU FOR YOUR A TTENTION

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