AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development

Technical Assistance to the National Authorizing Officer of the EDF in Kenya

Country: Kenya

Sector(s): Agriculture and rural development - Social development

Date: 05/2005 - 02/2006

Client / Beneficiary: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and National Authorizing Officer of the EDF on behalf of the Government of Kenya

Financing Agency: EDF

Project Value: 136,195 €

Description of the project and Services provided:

The purpose of the project was to provide the necessary logistical and operational support to improve and strengthen the management of day-to-day operations of the NAO (National Authorizing Officer) office in Kenya.

    The technical assistance provided to the NAO should aim at:
  • Advising on a comprehensive approach to capacity building;
  • Ensuring that the different components are complementary in nature and implemented in a logical sequence;
  • Consolidating support to the NAO office in terms of ensuring smooth operation of on-going and upcoming EC-funded programmes (i.e. identification, formulation, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and closure of projects/programmes);
  • Assisting the Government of Kenya as well as relevant implementing agencies in the preparation, launching and evaluation of relevant European Development Fund tenders.
  • Providing quality control and liaison with the line ministries and the NAO in relation to the preparation of project proposals and Programme Estimates for direct labour operations;
  • Providing continuous support to the NAO/EC desk, line ministries and projects with regard to procedures and principles:
  • Following and highlighting ongoing policy debates and new policy directives that affect ACP-EU cooperation;
  • Facilitating the participatory process of designing and mainstreaming a monitoring and evaluation framework for EC- supported programmes;
  • Organising regular management meetings between EC and NAO representatives.

Subsectors of activities:

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