Algeria - Technical Assistance Project to the National Equipment Fund for Development (CNED)


Project Summary

Approval Date 22 May 2007
Signature Date 13 Jun 2007
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2013
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2013
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Commitment U.A 600,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Technical Assistance Project for the National Equipment Fund for Development (CNED) of Algeria is in keeping with the strategic priorities for the rationalisation and strengthening of the effectiveness of public investments. This is a grant operation not exceeding UA 600,000, from the resources of the Middle-Income Countries Technical Assistance Trust Fund. CNED is an industrial and commercial public institution, established by Law n°03-2 of 28 December 2003, relating to Finance Act 2004 and Executive Order n°04-162 of 5 June 2004. Its purpose is to enhance the effectiveness of public investment expenditure, in particular by improving the process of appraisal, implementation and monitoring of economic and social infrastructure projects. To cover the scope and specificities of its area of intervention, CNED has a multidisciplinary research team, which however needs further training for the effective discharge of its duties. Indeed, the challenge for CNED is the specialised training of its newly recruited professionals in the monitoring and evaluation of large-scale projects, as well as the organization of available information in the form of active data banks and other decision-making tools. In this regard, the training needs were identified and the terms of reference and contents of programmes prepared. Implementation of the CNED project will enable the country to have the technical capabilities in the area of the design, rationalisation and monitoring/evaluation of large-scale infrastructure projects with high economic and social impact. As a priority, the two types of technical assistance activities selected are training and organisation of the CNED information system. Implementation of activities under the technical assistance project is planned to last 12 months.

Project Objectives

The overall objective of the Technical Assistance Project is to build capacity in the assessment of the impact and effectiveness of public investments in order to lay the groundwork for an emerging economy that has the capacity to mobilise resources for poverty reduction. Specifically, the Technical Assistance Project aims to: (a) strengthen the level of expertise of CNED staff in: (i) reviewing documents prepared for project identification for which Line Ministries or, by delegation, pecialised national agencies or enterprises are responsible for supervising; (ii) reviewing feasibility studies for large-scale infrastructure projects; and (iii) monitoring the implementation of large-scale projects and their retrospective evaluation; and (b) improve the information system for large-scale public investment projects by putting in place documentary resources and a dynamic data bank.

Beneficiaries

The project will mainly benefit the Government of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria through the CNED.

Participating Organization

Funding
Middle Income Countries Fund
Extending
Government Of Algeria
Implementing
CNED - CAISSE NATIONALE D'EQUIPEMENT POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-DZ-K00-006
Last Update 09 Dec 2022

Export

Contact Details

Name EGUIDA Kossi Robert
Email k.eguida@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Algeria
Coordinates Location Name
28.0 3.0 Algeria