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Institutional Capacity Building/Training

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Assignment

Feb. 2007- March, 2008

Change Management: Providing strategic support to the management of the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) on the CWSA Restructuring Process:We are currently coaching of the Chief Executive of the CWSA on the change management process for the organisation. We have also been tasked with advising and assisting the internal CWSA change management team in managing the change process. We are also facilitating the preparation of an Action Plan for the change process and assist CWSA to carry out specific tasks related to the implementation of the action plan on the change management process.

Client: Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing

Financier: DANIDA 

Nov. 2007- March 2008

Enhancing HIV and AIDS Measures at the National, Regional and District Levels:We were contracted to assist MLGRD to develop a comprehensive manual on management and coordination of the decentralised HIV and AIDS response. We also trained stakeholders at the decentralised level in four (4) regions on the use of the manual.  We also trained members of the District AIDS Committees on evaluation of proposals for funding for HIV and AIDS activities.

Client/Financier: Support for Decentralisation Reforms (GTZ) 

Nov 2007 – March 2009

Training of District Assemblies in the Preparation of District Water and Sanitation Plans(DWSP) Consulting Services under the IDA funded Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project:In conjunction with Department of Planning of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Pragmatic Outcomes Inc., we are building the capacity of administrative staff of MMDAs in six (6) regions (Western, Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions) to prepare District Water and Sanitation Plans and facilitating the preparation of the DWSPs in all the MMDAs.  

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency

Financier: IDA  

Jan. 2005 – July 2006

Training of Two Area Councils and Community Opinion Leaders in Two districts of the Eastern Region (Community Based Rural Development Project):We provided capacity building support to sub-district structures in leadership to project planning and management skills and facilitating the preparation of community and area council plans to be incorporated into district medium term development plans.

Client: Eastern Regional Coordinating Council 

Financier: IDA   

Oct. - Dec. 2005

Capacity Building of Ga East District Assembly:We were tasked to build the capacity of the Ga East District Water and Sanitation Team (DWST), Core District Assembly staff and selected DWST members from other districts in the Greater Accra region towards effective implementation and management of water and sanitation facilities installed by CWSA and the DANIDA supported District Based Water and Sanitation Component and to recommend the way forward where additional capacity building might be needed

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency-Greater Accra Region

Financier: DANIDA   

Sept. 2004 - Jan. 2005

District Level Capacity Building in the Central Region: Orientation, Awareness Creation and Skills Enhancement of District Level Actors:We trained the core management staff including heads of decentralised departments of all the 13 MMDAs in the Central Region on community selection procedures; project planning, design and appraisal; procurement and financial management; and supervision and monitoring of civil works.

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency-Central Region

Financier: IDA   

Sept. 2002 - March, 2004

Support to International Partnership Against AIDS (SIPAA):We designed and facilitated a training programme for Community Based Organisations in proposal writing and project management for the utilisation of funds provided for AIDS control and management.

Client: Action Aid Ghana   

Financier: DFID     

March - May, 2004

Capacity Building in Western Region in Relation to the second phase of the IDA supported Community Water and Sanitation Project II:We organised and facilitated a regional level start-up workshop involving all stakeholders in the project at the regional and district levels. We also designed and implemented interactive sessions at the district level for core District Assembly staff. Subsequently, we assisted all the 10 District Assemblies (DAs) and the Regional Water and Sanitation Team to draft action plans detailing out required actions to be carried out prior to the commencement of the upcoming IDA funded water and sanitation for project in the region. 

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency

Financier: DANIDA  

April - Aug. 2003

Training of key District Assembly officials in the Eastern Region on the CWSSP:We trained DA members and key staff of DAs on modalities for implementation of DANIDA funded District Based Water and Sanitation Component.

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency-Greater Accra Region

Financier: DANIDA 

Oct. - Dec. 2003

Capacity Building in Central Region in Relation to the Second Phase of the DANISH Support to the Water Sector:We were tasked to assist all 13 District Assemblies (as it then was) in the Central Region to identify required actions to be carried out prior to the commencement of the DANIDA funded water and sanitation project in the region. We organised and facilitated a regional level start-up workshop involving all stakeholders in the project at the regional and district levels. We also designed and implemented interactive sessions at the district level for core District Assembly staff.  Subsequently, we assisted all the 13 District Assemblies (DAs) and the Regional Water and Sanitation Team to draft action plans detailing out required actions to be carried out prior to the commencement of the upcoming water and sanitation project in the region.

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency

Financier: DANIDA 

Sept. – Dec. 2003

Evaluation of Extension Services (Software) Issues at the District Assembly Level:We undertook a comparative assessment of the performance of DWSTs in the eleven (11) districts, evaluated the capacity of DA/DWST to implement water and sanitation activities in relation to their scope of activities, evaluated the extent through which the various training activities organised for the various DA/DWST staff have impacted positively on the general performance and assessed DA/DWST relationship in the overall implementation and management of the project generated appropriate information to inform planning of project activities in Phase II.

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency

Financier: DANIDA 

Oct. – Dec. 2003

Evaluation of District Assembly District, Water and Sanitation Team (DA/DWST) Service (1999-2003) in Greater Accra Region: We assessed the performance of DWSTs in four (4) districts of the region and evaluated their capacity of DA/DWST to implement water and sanitation activities in relation to their scope of activities. 

Client: Community Water and Sanitation Agency- Greater Accra Region

Financier: DANIDA 

June. – Sept. 2003

Design of Sustainability Modules for Social Investment Fund Economic and Social Infrastructure Sub-Projects and Training Staff in Sustainability Plan Preparation: We assessed the performance of DWSTs in four (4) districts of the region and evaluated their capacity of DA/DWST to implement water and sanitation activities in relation to their scope of activities. 

Client: Social Investment Fund

Financier: Social Investment Fund/African Development Bank/United Nations Development Programme    

 

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