Liberia - Institutional Support Project for Governance, Economic Management and Poverty Reduction


Project Summary

Approval Date 27 Oct 2006
Signature Date 24 Nov 2006
Planned Completion Date 30 Nov 2011
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Nov 2011
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 2,881,937.13
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention concerns the Institutional Support Project (ISP) for Governance, Economic Management and Poverty Reduction. It's designed to help mitigate the cumulative effects of the deteriorating situation and the disruption of the country's administrative apparatus. This project is expected to strengthen the capacity of the public administration in economic management and governance, with a view to reducing poverty. It also aims at putting in place an adequate logistical infrastructure in the beneficiary institutions and the establishment of an adequate institutional framework and working procedures between relevant public sector institutions, required for the effective and efficient fulfillment of tasks and responsibilities of public servants in the abovementioned areas. In addition, the project aims at putting in place an effective project implementation team, including an adequate monitoring and reporting framework. It comprises five main components, namely: 1) strengthening capacity for macro-fiscal analysis and policy formulation, and revenue collection/monitoring; 2) strengthening capacity for budget preparation and monitoring of budget execution; 3) strengthening capacity for national/sectoral strategic planning/programming and monitoring/evaluation; support to the PRS process; 4) strengthening capacity for the application and effective delivery of the rule of law; and 5) project management.

Project Objectives

The project objectives consist in developing competencies and skills of public servants in the areas of (i) macro-fiscal policy analysis and formulation, revenue collection and monitoring; (ii) budget preparation and monitoring of budget execution; (iii) national and sector strategy and project planning and programming as well as monitoring and evaluation of implementation progress, and support to the preparation of a Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS); and (iv) application of the rule of law, including court room management, administration and delivery of justice.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are: the Ministry of Finance through the Macro-Fiscal Unit and the Revenue Department; the Budget Office; the Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs; as well as the Judiciary.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government of Liberia
Implementing
Ministry of Finance

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-LR-K00-003
Last Update 17 Sep 2021

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Contact Details

Name GEBRE-SELASSIE Kalayu
Email k.gebre-selassie@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Liberia