PROJECT DESIGN MANAGEMENT & IMPLEMENTATION

Strengthening the Capacity of National Information Commission

FDM formulated a project document for the National Information Commission (NIC) based on the National Strategic Plan on Right to Information (RTI) in Nepal from 2013 to 2018. Based on the plan, FDM and NIC prioritised the major activities that needed immediate attention and implementation. The project focused activities that would be conducted over a period of one year. One of the prime objective of the project included making public bodies responsive, transparent and accountable towards citizens. The purpose of the project was to make NIC competent to protect citizen's Right to Information. Five selected districts from five development regions were covered through local level line agencies of six selected ministries- Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Physical Planning, Works and Transport Management, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Agriculture. The project’s primary beneficiaries were NIC staff, Public Information Officers (PIO) and other public bodies working in central and local level and the line agencies of six selected ministries.
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Strengthening the Capacity of Public Service Commission

In 2012, FDM contracted with PSC to assess Capacity of Public Service Commission (PSC) in Nepal . The prime objective of the project was to create an effective and inclusive public service in Nepal; by making the Public Service Commission better equipped to select and recruit high quality and diverse civil servants. With the help of the assessment, PSC aimed to improve their selection process to attract more qualified and dedicated candidates from socially differentiated and diverse background. The main beneficiary of the project were people from socially excluded groups and quality applicants who were deprived of the opportunities to enter the public sector. The project also provided opportunity to build capacity of PSC staff, which helped them to perform better and improve efficiency.
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Project Addendum of Dalit Empowerment Project

Dalit Empowerment Project (DEP) was a three-year project funded under UK Department for International Development (DFID) Nepal’s Enabling State Program (ESP). The overall objective of the project was to increase access to socio-economic opportunities among the Dalits. Its three major outputs focused on institutional capacity development; better access and utilisation of health facilities, education and economic opportunities; and more strategic lobbying and advocacy to influence policy in favor of Dalit issues. Based on the OPR and mid term evaluation of the project, FDM supported DNF to develop an addendum of DEP. The project document and budget were revised based as part of addendum of DEP. In order to identify the major changes needed in the project document for effective and efficient implementation, a round table meeting was organised between DNF and ESP representatives. The meeting focused on the recommendations and major findings presented by the OPR report. Based on the recommendations provided by the OPR report, the key areas for change and additional activities were identified. The key deliverables were revised log frame, revised action plan, revised management cost, revised activity cost and overall budget. Job description of additional project staff was also developed.
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Interim Support to Research and Planning Directorate of Nepal Police

From 2011 to 2012, FDM provided a yearlong technical support to the Research and Planning Directorate (R&P D) of Nepal Police to implement the interim support activities as identified in the strategic plan. FDM contracted with ESP/DFID to provide managerial support during the implementation of the interim activities. FDM was responsible for the implementation of day to day activities. Altogether 16 activities were completed during the interim support phase, major activities included developing job description, provide training on research and planning, and developing planning template and performance management system; and research on community policing, motivation of Junior Commission Officers (JCOs), Post Graduate Diploma in Police Sciences (PGDPS), career management and gender situation. The project also developed a strategic planning manual, research publication, and a documentary during implementation.
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Management of Long Term Impact of Development Interventions in the Koshi Hills of Nepal Project

FDM in partnership with GRM International was involved in providing management support for a research program on Long Term Impact of Development Interventions in the Koshi Hills of Nepal. Through the duration of the project (2011-2012), FDM helped GRM International as a local partner in selecting local consultants and local office for the project, and in field visit management. The study was commissioned by the National Planning Commission of Nepal in association with DFID, and assessed the impact of the combined effort of development interventions along with the regular development activities of the government and how it had enhanced livelihoods, reduced poverty, improved health and education, and created employment and income over the past 40 years in the Koshi Hills area of Eastern region of Nepal. In order to collect qualitative information, Reality Check Approach (RCA) was applied in the field.
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Strengthening the Capacity of Nepal Administrative Staff College to Mainstream Inclusive Governance

At the end of 2011, FDM started developing a two year long project document for Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) in order to strengthen the capacity of NASC to mainstream inclusive governance. The project aimed towards making the civil servants understand and practice inclusive governance approaches in their work.The project implementation started by early 2012. The project was funded by ESP/DFID and implemented by NASC in collaboration with other national level training providers working very closely with public service providers. The project’s primary beneficiaries were NASC and other national level training providers. It covered officer level public servants working in central and local level line agencies of Government of Nepal through capacity building and awareness programs. At the impact level, the sensitized public sector officials ultimately provided benefits to socially excluded group in their working environment as well as during service delivery.
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Joint UN traineeship Program

In 2011, FDM continued its collaboration with the United Nations on the Joint UN Traineeship Program. The primary objective of the this project was to provide capacity building and professional training to recent university graduates from socially excluded groups to enhance their professional competencies and improve their marketability in the public, private, and non-governmental sectors. FDM assisted UNDP in selecting and recruiting 30 trainees for various UN agencies over 11 months. The key participating UN agencies in the program were UNDP, UNFPA, WHO, UNICEF, OHCHR, and UNESCO. FDM conducted visits to the trainees on a regular basis and also held a midterm workshop to monitor their progress. In this regard, FDM managed the overall trainee program on behalf of the UN system in Nepal, which included; i. Full responsibility of the trainees, including issuance of contracts to selected trainees ii. Management of monthly payment of allowances iii. Assessment and identification of training needs iv. Drawing up detailed training and skill building program for each trainee v. Monitoring trainees’ progress toward achieving set goals vi. Evaluation of the progress and overall program results vii. Submission of quarterly progress report to the OMT steering committee on implementation of the program viii. Submission of monthly financial reports to participating UN Agencies ix. Conduct and convene regular feedback sessions at least twice a year for all the trainees
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Implementing Partner of GRM International for the Management of Enabling State Program

Enabling State Program (ESP) a project, that hosted the Rights, Democracy and Inclusion Fund (RDIF) was a multi-donor program that was launched in 2006. The objective of the program was to achieve a governance system characterized by democratic norms, respect for human rights and political and social inclusion of all groups. RDIF was an initiative of DFID, SDC, AusAID and Danida/ HUGOU, which were contributors of the Fund. As the implementing partner of GRM International for the management of the Enabling State Program, FDM also provided capacity building support to ESP. For this, in 2011, FDM conducted various capacity building trainings for RDIF’s partner organizations like that on Project Cycle Management and Institutional Good Governance in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Nepalgunj and Dhangadi.
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NGO Federation Capacity Building Project funded by DFID Nepal

FDM developed a three-year NGO Federation Capacity Building Project with financial support of Enabling State Program (ESP) of the Department for International Development (DFID), in October 2002. The project was implemented with management support from FDM. The main objective of the project was to improve the contribution of NGOs in the overall development of Nepal. It aimed at strengthening the capacity of NGO Federation of Nepal, including their umbrella organizations, to be better managed and more accountable and to improve their abilities to network and advocate for pro-poor reforms. The main objective was to improve NGOs contributions in overall development of Nepal. Over the course of the project span of three years, FDM facilitated various trainings with the aim to establish regional resource centres in five development regions of the country. FDM successfully managed and implemented this project and as the outcome, the NGO Federation of Nepal has emerged as a leading civil society organization in the country.
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Institutional Capacity Building of Rural Infrastructure Projects, funded by Asian Development Bank

In 2007, FDM conducted a rapid assessment for the establishment and designing of Centre for Inclusive Growth (CIG). The purpose of assessment was to provide information regarding the design process of CIG in Nepal. The survey carried out four distinct tasks namely; institutional analysis of seven research institutes, appropriateness of housing CIG in existing institutions, legal requirements for the registration of INGOs and NGOs in Nepal and information regarding Social Inclusion Fund. The study also identified key challenges, strengths, and weakness of each institution through review, consultations, in-depth interviews, observation and interaction with different stakeholders.
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Civil Society Anti-corruption Project: Project Document prepared for Pro Public

The Civil Society Anti-corruption Project (CSACP) of Pro Public was developed by FDM aimed to strengthen civil society to be more efficient and proactive in fighting against corruption. It was funded by the Enabling State Program/Department for International Development (ESP/DFID). The main objective of the project was to reduce corruption by mobilizing civil society organizations. This project has been implemented across 10 districts to mobilize CSOs to fight against corruption. The projects major activities were to enhance awareness about fundamental rights, establish complaint and corruption monitoring mechanisms, enhance capacity of civil society, and increase national level awareness against corruption.
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