Ref N° 481

Technical Assistance to the Employment and Regional Integration Support Programme (PROCOM)

Country
Madagascar
Client
EC
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 2 545 210
Origin of funding
EC
Proportion carried out by legal entity
35%
Consortium members
ACE International (lead)
Start date
November 2014
End date
October 2020
Number of staff provided
4.075 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The overall objective of the project of which this contract is part is to contribute to sustainable development in Madagascar and the reduction of poverty through inclusive economic growth driven by trade. PROCOM aims to strengthen the capacity of the private sector to grow inclusively and to be more competitive on national, regional and international markets, notably through: (i) strengthening intermediary organizations to act as a lever for change and competitiveness; (ii) developing technical, managerial and marketing skills of MSMEs; and (iii) facilitating and securing commercial transactions of MSMEs nationally, regionally, and internationally.

The specific objectives of this TA contract are:

  • Ensure overall coordination, annual programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting on the three axes of the programme;
  • Ensure financial and contract management of all actions implemented under the programme and those implemented by institutions and partner structures of the programme;
  • Support the institutional development of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Madagascar (FCCIM) so it can coordinate and supervise the CCI network;
  • Support FCCIM in his role as implementing agency and ensure needed capacity transfer.

Type of services provided

Setting-up and management of a Programme Coordination Unit (PCU) through a LT and ST TA team supporting FCCIM.

The PCU will be responsible for overall programming, implementation and monitoring of project activities.

The expert team consist of:

  • Team leader/Private Sector Development Specialist (1.000 m/d);
  • Capacity Building of Intermediary Organisations Specialist (1.000 m/d);
  • Accountant (1.000 m/d);
  • Pool specialised short-term expertise (300 m/d).

The services of the IO capacity expert are contracted by PROMAN. PROMAN in addition provides specific short term expertise.

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